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2006_AZ_Canyon_De_Chelly28AZ -- Canyon de Chelly Natl Memorial
2006_AZ_GRC_S_Animals17AZ -- Grand Canyon Natl Park -- South Rim -- Animals
2006_AZ_GRC_S_Manmade78AZ -- Grand Canyon Natl Park -- South Rim -- Man-made Structures
2006_AZ_GRC_S_Scenery93AZ -- Grand Canyon Natl Park -- South Rim -- Scenery
2006_AZ_Hubbell15AZ -- Hubbell Trading Post Natl Hist Site
2006_AZ_Painted20AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Painted Desert
2006_AZ_Petrified_Animals7AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Animals
2006_AZ_Petrified_Main59AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Rocks and Main
2006_AZ_Petrified_Terrain46AZ -- Petrified Forest Natl Park -- Terrain
2006_AZ_Walnut_Canyon33AZ -- Walnut Canyon Natl Monument
2006_AZ_Wupatki58AZ -- Wupatki Natl Monument
2006_CA_Balboa47CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Miscellaneous Sites
2006_CA_San_Diego11CA -- San Diego -- Miscellaneous downtown sites
2006_CA_SDBotanical20CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- Botanical Building
2006_CA_SDCCA143San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Artists
Five days of artists:
Preview Night:
Sergio Aragones, Scott Shaw!, Mark Evanier, Kevin Eastman, Veronika Kotlajic, Neal Adams, Adam Kubert, Bill Willingham, Mark Waid, Darick Robertson, Mark Buckingham, Kirk Kushin and Gonzalo Martinez, Kurt Busiek, Scott Kurtz, Arthur Suydam, Mike Mignola, William...
2006_CA_SDCCP01_06072046San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue: DC Comics Legacy
DC Comics Legacy: U.S. Postal Service First Day Stamp Issue -- DC Comics president and publisher Paul Levitz and some of the greatest comic book artists of all time will participate in a ceremony dedicated to the official unveiling of the DC Comics Superheroes commemorative postage stamps, followed by a...
2006_CA_SDCCP01_06072125San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Marvel: Spider-Man: Then and Now
Marvel: Spider-Man: Then and Now -- Welcome, True Believers, to a once-in-a-lifetime event! In one room for the first and only time, join the men who have influenced Spider-Man's life from the beginning and those who are shaping him into the man he is today: Stan Lee, Joe Quesada, John Romita and J....
2006_CA_SDCCP01_0607229San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Wayans Bros.: In Living Color!
Wayans Bros.: In Living Color! -- The Wayans Bros. (Scary Movie, White Chicks, Little Man, and others) are bringing their comedic flavor and genius to comic books with their company 5-D Comics. They’ve partnered with two-time "Publisher of the Year" IDW Publishing to launch their first series, Super Bad...
2006_CA_SDCCP01_0607234San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Spotlight on Walter Koenig
Spotlight on Walter Koenig -- What's a Star Trek 40th anniversary celebration without a member from the original crew that boldly went where no man had gone before? Walter Koenig, Chekov on the original Star Trek series, joins Comic-Con as a special guest and shares his memories and tells what's up next...
2006_CA_SDCCP02_0607206San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Margaret Kerry Voice Actor Tryouts
Margaret Kerry Voice Actor Tryouts -- Margaret Kerry was a Little Rascal, the rotoscope model for Disney’s Tinker Bell, a dancer and choreographer in MGM musicals, the lady lips for Clutch Cargo, and a prominent voice actor in such animations as Clutch Cargo, Space Angel, Captain Fathom, and The New...
2006_CA_SDCCP02_06072120San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror
Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror -- It's ghouls gone wild as EC Comics gets the urban treatment in this hip hop horror anthology hosted by the Hound of Hell, Snoop Dogg. Join Snoop for an exclusive sneak peek and Q&A along with co-writer/producer Tim Sullivan (2001 Maniacs, Driftwood), producer Martin Shore,...
2006_CA_SDCCP02_0607223San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Marvel and Activision: Stan Lee and Others Discuss the Ultimate Alliance of Super-Heroes
Marvel and Activision: Stan Lee and Others Discuss the Ultimate Alliance of Super-Heroes -- Be a part of the ultimate alliance of fans and listen to the creators and talent behind your favorite Marvel Super-Heroes talk about bringing characters from all over the Marvel universe together in the upcoming...
2006_CA_SDCCP02_06072314San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: The Tick: Belated Tenth Anniversary
The Tick: Belated Tenth Anniversary -- Never before released on DVD, the animated series’ creative forces, including Benjamin Edlund (creator), Townsend Coleman (voice of the Tick), Randolph Heard and Chris McCulloch (writers), and Bob Polio (comic book letterer) discuss the cult classic that will...
2006_CA_SDCCP03_0607206San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Richard Hatch: Battlestar Galactica Forum
Richard Hatch: Battlestar Galactica Forum and Q & A -- Join actor Richard Hatch (Tom Zarek, new BG series, original Captain Apollo), and special guests Bear McCreary (composer and arranger, new BG series), Dr. Kevin Grazier from JPL (science consultant, new BG series), and writer Brad Linaweaver...
2006_CA_SDCCP03_06072125San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Superman Through The Ages
Warner Home Video's Superman Through The Ages -- Featuring special guests from the film and television incarnations of Superman, including a special reunion with surprise guests and extended exclusive footage for Superman II -- The Richard Donner Cut. Q&A with Marc McClure, Jack O'Halloran, Tom...
2006_CA_SDCCP03_06072218San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: 50 Years of the Flash
50 Years of The Flash -- Barry Allen sped into our lives 50 years, ago and comics have never been the same since! Jumpstarting the Silver Age of Comics, The Flash celebrates its 50th anniversary in this special panel featuring some of the best writers and artists to grace the title. Moderator Mark Waid,...
2006_CA_SDCCP03_06072346San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Jericho
Jericho: World Premiere and Panel Discussion -- Executive producers Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure), Stephen Chbosky (Rent), and Carol Barbee (Judging Amy) bring to the small screen a drama about what happens when a nuclear mushroom cloud suddenly appears on the horizon, plunging the residents of the...
2006_CA_SDCCP04_0607204San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Spotlight on Brian Bolland
Spotlight on Brian Bolland -- One of both Britain's and the comics world's most respected artists, Brian Bolland is best known for his incredible covers here in the U.S. on such books as Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Batman: Gotham Knights, not to mention his work on Judge Dredd. Moderated by Richard...
2006_CA_SDCCP04_06072130San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Battlestar Galactica
SCI FI: Battlestar Galactica -- "The #1 television show of 2005"—Time magazine. "One of the most original and provocative programs on television"—New York Times. "The toughest, smartest show on television"—Rolling Stone. "A wildly intense gem . . . riveting . . . not to be missed"—TV Guide. If you're...
2006_CA_SDCCP04_06072212San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Gumby's 50th
Gumby’s 50th -- He's flexible, dependable, and everyone's favorite green boy of clay: he’s Gumby! Celebrate 50 years of magical fun with Gumby creator Art Clokey, as well as his son, Joe Clokey, as they talk about their experiences and answer questions about Gumby along with Robert Thompson, Bob Burden,...
2006_CA_SDCCP04_06072317San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Cartoon Voices 2
Cartoon Voices II -- So nice, we decided to do it twice! A mainstay of Comic-Con’s Saturday programming slate, here’s an all-new Sunday edition of Cartoon Voices, hosted, as always, by Mark Evanier. Mark is joined by vocal impresarios Billy West (Futurama), April Stewart (South Park), Bob Bergen (Porky...
2006_CA_SDCCP05_0607206San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Comics Editors on Comics Editing
Comics Editors on Comics Editing -- The writers and artists justly get the kudos for great comics—and the brickbats for rotten ones. But behind the scenes, the comics editor—the interface between the creators and the business folks—does mysterious, unsung work. Join top editors Bob Schreck (group...
2006_CA_SDCCP05_0607216San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Bones
Fox: Bones -- David Boreanaz is one of television's biggest stars. Boreanaz and Bones creator/executive producer Hart Hanson will dish up all the fun behind-the-scenes stories on the show and answer your questions! Lisa Chambers, TV Guide, will moderate the panel
2006_CA_SDCCP05_0607222San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Greg the Bunny
Greg the Bunny -- Greg the Bunny is an adult-themed puppet show that began on New York public access and has since had life as a series on IFC and a Fox sitcom. IFC and Shout Factory are releasing the Greg The Bunny: The Best of the Film Parodies DVD in October. Creators Sean Baker, Spencer Chinoy, and...
2006_CA_SDCCP06_06072019San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Batman: The Golden/Silver Age
Batman: The Golden/Silver Age -- A look at the Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder in their early, glory days with some of the men who made them happen: Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Robinson, Jim Mooney, Arnold Drake, and Joe Giella. Mark Evanier moderates.
2006_CA_SDCCP06_0607212San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Star Wars Day: Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Spectacular
Star Wars Day: Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Spectacular -- It wouldn't be Comic-Con International without hearing the latest on Lucasfilm and Star Wars from Steve Sansweet, the company's head of Fan Relations. Sansweet will top off Star Wars Day with previews of what's coming next, plus special announcements...
2006_CA_SDCCP06_06072216San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Bradbury, Harryhausen and Ackerman
Bradbury, Harryhausen and Ackerman -- Three legends. Three lifelong friends. Do not miss Ray Bradbury, Ray Harryhausen, and Forry Ackerman as they reminisce about life, science fiction, fantasy, movies, and more.
2006_CA_SDCCP07_0607209San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Authors and Audio Books: From the Page to the Microphone
Authors and Audio Books: From the Page to the Microphone -- Scott Brick, Audie Award-winning narrator of such classic titles as Ender’s Game, Fahrenheit 451, Foundation, and the popular Dune series, will discuss what it takes to translate classic science fiction adventure tales to the world of...
2006_CA_SDCCP07_06072126San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Snakes on a Plane
New Line Cinema Presents Snakes on a Plane -- Sit back. Relax. Enjoy the fright. New Line Cinema will show exclusive footage from Snakes on a Plane. Samuel L. Jackson makes his first San Diego Comic-Con appearance, along with director David R. Ellis, to discuss his new film! And, watch out—snake...
2006_CA_SDCCP07_06072213San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis
SCI FI: Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis -- Diving into its tenth season, Stargate SG-1 has made history by becoming the longest-running sci-fi drama in U.S. television history. The show follows General Hank Landry (Beau Bridges) and his team as they travel through the Stargate—an ancient portal...
2006_CA_SDCCP08_06072030San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Universal Monsters 75th Anniversary
Universal Monsters 75th Anniversary -- Those old boys never looked so good! It’s been 75 years since Universal’s take on Dracula and the Frankenstein Monster first startled audiences and set the stage for the incredible dynasty of good ol’ bad guys who followed: the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Wolf...
2006_CA_SDCCP08_06072215San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: TV Guide: 2006 and Beyond
TV Guide Presents: 2006 and Beyond -- Craig Tomashoff, TV Guide's West Coast bureau chief, hosts this look at the current successful supernatural/ fantasy/sci-fi television series and how they are paving the way for television series of the future. Panelists include Brannon Braga (Star Trek: Voyager),...
2006_CA_SDCCP09_06072012San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Lionsgate Presents Crank, Skinwalkers, and Saw III
Lionsgate Presents Crank, Skinwalkers, and Saw III -- Meet the cast and filmmakers and be one of the first to see exclusive footage from three of Lionsgate's highly anticipated films. From Crank: Jason Statham (Transporter), Amy Smart (Road Trip), Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite), and writer/directors...
2006_CA_SDCCP09_06072213San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Annual Golden/Silver Age Panel
The Annual Golden/Silver Age Panel -- A gathering of veterans of the comic book biz, this year featuring Sheldon Moldoff (Batman), Everett Raymond Kinstler (Hawkman), Luis Dominguez (Jonah Hex), John Romita (Amazing Spider-Man), Arnold Drake (The Doom Patrol), and Irwin Hasen (All-Star Comics). Mark...
2006_CA_SDCCP10_06072013San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Tripper
The Tripper Movie Preview/Q&A -- Get an exclusive look at the upcoming horror film The Tripper with writer and director star David Arquette (Scream, Eight Legged Freaks), along with executive producer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Joe Harris (co-screenwriter), and others. Starring Thomas Jane (The...
2006_CA_SDCCP10_0607222San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski
Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski -- He's one of the most popular writers in television and comics, and he's about to add the big screen to that list! J. Michael Straczynski, currently writing the Marvel flagship titles Amazing Spider-Man and Fantastic Four, plus Squadron Supreme, is also the creator...
2006_CA_SDCCP11_06072030San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: ASIFA Presents: Dream on Silly Dreamer
ASIFA Presents: Dream on Silly Dreamer -- On March 25, 2002, Disney Feature Animation announced the death of 2D animation by closing all of its 2D feature animation units. Dan Lund was there with his camera. View his award-winning documentary, followed by a panel of Disney animators with 120 years of...
2006_CA_SDCCP11_0607221San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage -- A quick glimpse of Nicolas Cage while I was waiting in line for Sam Raimi, Kirsten Dunst, and Toby Maquire's autographs. I wasn't allowed to take any photos during the signing so forget seeing them!
2006_CA_SDCCP12_06072217San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Panel: Animation Show featuring Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt
The Animation Show featuring Mike Judge and Don Hertzfeldt -- Mike Judge (Beavis and Butt-Head, Office Space, King of the Hill) and Don Hertzfeldt (Rejected, Billy's Balloon) have picked their favorite animated shorts from previous Animation Show tours with a sneak peak of the new upcoming theatrical...
2006_CA_SDCC130San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Miscellaneous
2006_CA_SDCC_Masquerade_06072213San Diego Comic-Con International 2006 -- Masquerade
Comic-Con International Masquerade -- Fabulous original and re-created costumes crafted by CCI's very talented attendees appear on stage before an audience of thousands. Entries deemed the best will receive impressive trophies and company-donated prizes. ... The Master of Ceremonies will be...
2006_CA_SDMA20CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art
2006_CA_SDMA_20th7CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Art of the 20th Century
2006_CA_SDMA_American25CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: American Art
2006_CA_SDMA_Backs4CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Backs
2006_CA_SDMA_Devotion20CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Art of Devotion
2006_CA_SDMA_Genre9CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Genre and Myth
2006_CA_SDMA_Portrait10CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Art of the Portrait
2006_CA_SDMA_SAsia18CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Museum of Art -- Exhibit: Arts of South and Southeast Asia
2006_CA_SD_Trains4CA -- San Diego -- Trains (except Santa Fe terminal)
2006_CO_Black_Canyon77CO -- Black Canyon of the Gunnison Natl Park
2006_CO_Buffalo_Bill23CO -- Denver -- Buffalo Bill's grave
2006_CO_Colorado3CO -- Miscellaneous
2006_CO_Colorado_Mon85CO -- Colorado Natl Monument
2006_CO_Denver_Art7CO -- Denver Art Museum
2006_CO_Denver_BotanBronze25CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield -- Living Bronze sculptures by Robert Wick
These are pictures of artworks by Robert Wick. He likes to join the textures of earth, the life and vitality of plants, and the ideas of ultimate wisdom in his works. He works in bronze because of its permanence. His sculptures range in height from six to 18 feet and weigh up to 2,500 pounds.
2006_CO_Denver_BotanCloud40CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield -- Cloud Forest Tree
2006_CO_Denver_Botanic129CO -- Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
2006_CO_Denver_Cap84CO -- Denver -- State Capitol
2006_CO_Denver_Library5CO -- Denver Public Library
2006_CO_Denver_LibView3CO -- Denver Public Library -- Views of Denver
2006_CO_Florissant45CO -- Florissant Fossil Beds Natl Mon
2006_CO_Garden_Of_Gods71CO -- Colorado Springs -- Garden of the Gods Park
2006_CO_Grand_Mesa14CO -- Grand Mesa
2006_CO_I70_Glenwood23CO -- I-70 @ Glenwood Canyon -- Rest Area
2006_CO_Lookout_Mtn36CO -- Denver -- Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve (and Boettcher Mansion)
2006_CO_Ludlow31CO -- Ludlow -- Ludlow Massacre Monument
2006_CO_Pikes_Peak_Hwy52CO -- Colorado Springs -- Pikes Peak Highway
2006_CO_Rocky_Animals26CO -- Rocky Mountain National Park -- Animals
2006_CO_Rocky_Main39CO -- Rocky Mountain National Park -- Scenery
2006_CO_Summit11CO -- Dillon and Summit
2006_DC_1445NY1DC -- Downtown -- National Savings Trust (SunTrust) (1445 New York Ave NW)
2006_DC_4th_Fireworks_06070440Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2006) from the Washington Monument
2006_DC_911DC7DC -- 9/11 illumination at Pentagon from East Potomac Park
One day before the five year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon sponsored the National "Freedom Walk." It started on the National Mall and finished at the Pentagon. Afterward, there was an illumination ceremony which featured 184 beams of light to commemorate each life lost in the attack on...
2006_DC_AFRH6DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2006_DC_AmerInd_Listening28DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast
Listening to Our Ancestors: The Art of Native Life along the North Pacific Coast
February 3, 2006 – January 2, 2007
This exhibition presents the art and culture of the people of the Northwest Coast and features 11 Native communities from Washington state, British Columbia, and Alaska, including the...
2006_DC_Aquatic72DC -- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
2006_DC_Arboretum75DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
2006_DC_Arboretum_Bonsai11DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
2006_DC_Arboretum_CapCols6DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Capitol Columns
2006_DC_Archives7DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior (including air pumping equipment after flood)
There had been a lot of rain in the city on Sunday, June 25, 2006. Because the Mall is downhill and the rest of the city is concrete, the water went into the drains and overwhelmed the outtake system at the bottom. Manhole covers started popping off. The power company collapsed as some places were...
2006_DC_Archives_Eyewitness18DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Eyewitness
"Eyewitness—American Originals from the National Archives": Gripping eyewitness accounts—in the form of letters, diaries, audio and film recordings—chronicle dramatic moments in U.S. history. Highlights of the exhibit include: George Washington’s 1775 report on a threat of bioterrorism; a typed...
2006_DC_Asbury3DC -- Downtown -- Asbury United Methodist Church (926 11th St NW)
2006_DC_BABA_061115102British-American Business Assn (BABA) 5th Annual Plymouth Gin Martini Evening
2006_DC_Beasley_0603093NPC -- Maurine Beasley ("First Ladies and the Press")
Maurine Beasley is a leading scholar of First Ladies and their press relations. This well-written and well-researched book, "First Ladies and the Press," brings together a great deal of valuable information about how presidential wives handled journalists, with special emphasis on the modern period....
2006_DC_Berridge_0608103Olsson's -- Kate Berridge ("Madame Tussaud")
Kate Berridge - Madame Tussaud: A Life in Wax: Millions have visited the museums that bear her name, yet most know little about Madame Marie Tussaud. A celebrated artist, she had both a ringside seat and a cameo role in the French Revolution. Yet this intelligent, pragmatic business-woman would also...
2006_DC_BlackBerry_0603086DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) -- BlackBerry reception @ Clyde's
2006_DC_Book_Hill2DC -- Georgetown -- Book Hill Park
2006_DC_Botanic39DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2006_DC_Botanic_Xmas8DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2006)
2006_DC_Bremer_06011213NPC -- Paul Bremer ("My Year In Iraq")
Ambassador Paul Bremer, who President Bush had appointed to try to rebuild Iraq after the invasion, talked about his experience there, providing his justification for the invasion (while admitting that there were no weapons of mass destruction, he basically said Saddam was a bad guy and the world was...
2006_DC_Buchanan_0610208Olsson's -- Patrick Buchanan ("State of Emergency")
Patrick J. Buchanan - State of Emergency: How Illegal Immigration Is Destroying America: America's leading populist conservative alerts the nation that if illegal immigration is not dealt with immediately, then the deconstruction of America--along the lines of culture and values, language and faith,...
2006_DC_Buchwald_06121223Politics & Prose @ Wesley United Methodist Church -- Art Buchwald ("Too Soon to Say Goodbye")
Art Buchwald: "Too Soon to Say Goodbye": Beloved humorist Art Buchwald (Beating Around the Bush) was given a terminal diagnosis in February, with a prognosis of fewer than three weeks. His stay in a hospice stretched into weeks, then months. Wit intact, Buchwald recounts his dying days, from the unique...
2006_DC_BuildingL_0602224NBM @ The Willard -- Richard & Marie Carr ("The Willard Hotel")
The Willard Hotel: A Landmark Reborn: A fixture in Washington history for more than 150 years, the Willard Hotel has a fascinating history of its own. Richard Wallace Carr, president of The Oliver Carr Company, which redeveloped the hotel in the 1980s, and author of The Willard Hotel, An Illustrated...
2006_DC_BuildingL_0607275NBM -- Green House: New Directions (w/Katie Leavy)
Chase Rynd, Executive Director, of the National Building Museum cordially invites you and a guest to attend a special reception and program for The Builders.
Celebrated D.C. interior designer and principal of Capital Design LLC, Katie Leavy, ASID joins us for a discussion of the Green House: New...
2006_DC_BuildingO_06051735NBM -- Green House exhibit opening
This was the opening reception for a new exhibit which opened at the National Building Museum. Laura Bush had visited it that afternoon.
The reception featured talks by Chase Rynd (the president of the National Building Museum), Bob Nardelli (the president and CEO of Home Depot), Catherine Fraser...
2006_DC_BuildingO_06081858NBM -- Investigating Where We Live (exhibit opening)
Celebrate the opening of this new exhibition showcasing the results of the National Building Museum’s five-week outreach program Investigating Where We Live (IWWL). IWWL teaches young people to use photography as a tool for exploring and documenting neighborhoods in Washington, DC. Through this process...
2006_DC_Building13DC -- Natl Building Museum
They said the new things going up were for an NBC reality show which was going to film there on Monday. From the Washington Post at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/18/AR2006081801131.html
NAMES & FACES
Saturday, August 19, 2006; Page C03
Ex-CIA Loses the Way on...
2006_DC_Bunch_0605168Wilson Center -- Lonnie Bunch (Challenge of the African American Museum)
The Challenge of Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture: A Director's Forum with Lonnie Bunch, Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

This presentation will explore the importance of the National Museum of African American History and...
2006_DC_Burstyn_06102617Smithsonian Associates -- Ellen Burstyn
Actress Ellen Burstyn on Becoming Herself: Ellen Burstyn is a woman who has always defied expectations. Born in Detroit during the Depression, she left home at 18, and after a failed marriage and a string of unsatisfying relationships and jobs, she settled in New York, where she began her career as an...
2006_DC_Butt1DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2006_DC_Calvary12DC -- Penn Qtr -- Calvary Baptist Church (755 8th St NW)
2006_DC_CapHill7DC -- Capitol Hill neighborhood
2006_DC_CapitolX17DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2006)
2006 -- Pacific Silver Fir -- 65 feet (20 m) -- Olympic National Forest -- Washington -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert, assisted by eight-year-old Micah Joe from Bremerton, at 5 pm on December 6. Felled in early November, the tree arrived at the West Front Lawn of the Capitol on November 27. 3,000...
2006_DC_Capitol18DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2006_DC_Capitol_Grounds7DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds
2006_DC_Capitol_SenatePk4DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Senate Park (Fountain, Reflecting Pool)
2006_DC_Carle_06120659Smithsonian Associates -- Eric Carle
An Evening with Eric Carle: Unleashing Imagination and Fostering Communication
The Tenth Annual Smithsonian McGovern Award

In this very special evening, Eric Carle, the acclaimed and beloved creator of brightly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for children, comes to the...
2006_DC_CatAgr_06083122Cato Institute -- "Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy" (w/Mike Johanns, Cal Dooley, and Robert Thompson)
Prospects for Reform of U.S. Agricultural Policy –With or without Doha
In the next six to nine months, a new farm bill will be written in the United States. The World Trade Organization's Doha Development Agenda negotiations were an oft-cited reason for reforming U.S. agricultural policy. Now that...
2006_DC_CatBlo_06121326Cato Institute -- "Overblown: How Politicians etc Inflate National Security Threats" (w/John Mueller and James Gilmore III)
Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them
Featuring:
* John Mueller, Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Ohio State University;
* James S. Gilmore, III, Former Governor of Virginia and Chair of the Advisory Panel...
2006_DC_CatCG_06080114Cato Institute -- "Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy" (w/Carlos Gutierrez)
Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy: Policy Forum: Featuring The Hon. Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce.

In January 2004, President Bush called upon Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform that would secure our borders, meet our economic needs, and uphold our best...
2006_DC_CatEI_06101912Cato Institute -- "End of Iraq" (w/Peter Galbraith and Marina Ottaway)
The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End (Simon & Schuster, 2006)
Author Peter W. Galbraith offers a stinging criticism of the Bush administration’s abortive nation-building policies in Iraq. Galbraith argues that it would have been nearly impossible to ever develop Iraq...
2006_DC_CatFA_06101813Cato Institute -- "Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda" (w/Andrew Mwenda)
Foreign Aid and the Weakening of Democratic Accountability in Uganda
The international aid lobby claims that increased foreign aid will help to solve Africa’s problems. But, as the case of Uganda shows, foreign aid can exacerbate those problems. Foreign aid, Andrew Mwenda writes in a recent Cato study,...
2006_DC_CatMCI_06110214Cato Institute -- "U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency" (w/Jeffrey Record, Thomas Ricks, and Conrad Crane)
The U.S. Military and Counterinsurgency: What We Have Learned in Iraq and Afghanistan
America’s conventional military supremacy has failed to deliver decisive results against irregular forces employing unconventional military tactics. The U.S. military learned some useful counterinsurgency lessons in...
2006_DC_CatNeg_06092016Cato Institute -- "In Defense of Negativity" (w/John Geer and Jeremy Mayer)
In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns"
Americans think negative campaign ads undermine elections and even democratic government itself. But John G. Geer argues that when political candidates attack each other, raising doubts about each other’s views and qualifications,...
2006_DC_CatNE_06090722Cato Institute -- "Design for a New Europe" (w/John Gillingham and John Bruton)
"Design for a New Europe" (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
The European Union appears to be in trouble. The rise of economic nationalism among member states has thrown the Lisbon Agenda’s goal of European economic revival into disarray, and Europe’s trade protectionism has contributed to the...
2006_DC_CatWOT_06090826Cato Institute -- "War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11" (w/Robert Pape, Rand Beers, Andrew Kohut, Flynt Leverett, and Dana Priest)
The Cato Institute had a Policy Forum on "The War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11".
The horrific events of September 11, 2001, dramatically demonstrated the threat posed by suicide terrorism. With the precipitous rise of suicide attacks against democracies, particularly in the five years since...
2006_DC_CB_Fireworks_06040111Fireworks -- Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks (2006)
2006_DC_Chast_0611099Smithsonian Associates -- Roz Chast
The Wry Pen of Roz Chast: Since she sold her first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1978, Roz Chast has delighted readers by nailing every idiosyncracy of our strange modern times. Now, just in time for the holiday season, she returns to the Smithsonian with her new book, which spans 27 years of her...
2006_DC_Cherry131DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2006)
I visited the blossoms twice this year.
2006_DC_ClintonFB5DC -- William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building
Including air pumps after the flooding.
2006_DC_Corcoran14DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art
2006_DC_Corcoran_Amer2DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- American Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Eur23DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- European Galleries
2006_DC_Corcoran_Glass3DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Glasswork
2006_DC_Corcoran_Salon12DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art -- Salon Dore
2006_DC_Crichton_06112815NPC -- Michael Crichton ("Next")
Iconoclastic physician-turned-author Michael Crichton returns to the Press Club on Tuesday, November 28. From the The Andromeda Strain and Congo, to Jurassic Park and State of Fear, Crichton’s mega-bestselling books are disturbing, riveting, and wildly entertaining thrillers that focus on spectacular...
2006_DC_CrittersDC8DC -- Critters -- Bird and squirrel
Two critter sightings:
(060512) Baby black bird outside OAS building
(061215) Grey squirrel at Pershing Park
2006_DC_CWPT_Endangered_06022848CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2006) w/Ben Stein
The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) hosted a news conference to announce the most endangered Civil War battlefields of 2006. Speaking at the news conference were Ben Stein (commentator and well-known movie and television personality), Dr. Libby O'Connell (historian of The History Channel), and James...
2006_DC_DAR2DC -- Foggy Bottom -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2006_DC_Dean_0607137Olsson's -- John Dean ("Conservatives Without Conscience")
Former Nixon White House legal counsel, whom the FBI has called the "master manipulator" of the Watergate coverup, John Dean takes a sobering look at how radical elements--including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Karl Rove, and Bill Frist--are destroying the Republican Party, along with the very...
2006_DC_Decatur19DC -- Lafayette Square -- Decatur House (748 Jackson Place NW)
2006_DC_DOCSF_06120614Dept of Commerce -- Event: Secretary's Forum: Greatness, Reagan and Winston Churchill
Dr. Sampson at the Department of Commerce hosted author, Steven Hayward who discussed his unexpected discovery, during his ongoing biographical research and writing about the Reagan presidency, of the startling number of parallels and similarities between Reagan and Winston Churchill, which led him to...
2006_DC_DOI_Museum11DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2006_DC_DOJ3DC -- Dept of Justice Building (Robert F. Kennedy Dept of Justice Bldg)
2006_DC_Dumbarton62DC -- Georgetown -- Dumbarton Oaks
2006_DC_Dupont_Circle2DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)
2006_DC_Eastern_Market10DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)
2006_DC_Ehrman_0610185Olsson's -- Bart Ehrman ("The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot")
Bart Ehrman - The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed: The recent National Geographic special on the Gospel of Judas introduced viewers to one of the most important biblical discoveries of modern times. Now, a leading historian of the early church and a featured...
2006_DC_EK_0604279Borders -- Ted Kennedy ("America Back On Track")
This was a book-signing event for "America Back on Track," billed as Kennedy's first major policy book in more than forty years. Just the week before, he had been named as one of the U.S. top 10 Senators by Time magazine.
Their list: Thad Cochran, Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Jon Kyl, Arlen Specter,...
2006_DC_Emb_CanadaX3DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Outdoor Christmas Tree
2006_DC_Epiphany12DC -- Penn Qtr -- Church of the Epiphany (317 G St NW)
2006_DC_EPPV2DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2006_DC_Eyes37DC -- Exhibit: Eyes Wide Open @ National Mall
Eyes Wide Open, AFSC’s widely acclaimed exhibit of boots and shoes commemorating the casualties of the Iraq war is returning to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. after a tour of more than 70 cities.
This year, the exhibit anchors a larger four-day event (schedule below), Silence of the Dead –...
2006_DC_Falun3DC -- Protest: Falun Gong protesters
These guys have been protesting in DC for years now. Lots of leaflets. Lots of complaints about China. This time, it's that the Chinese government uses jailed Falun Gong members as unwilling organ banks. Frankly, they strike me as a bit of a cult and I'm always amused when people protest in the United...
2006_DC_FDL_Council_0610245Work (STAT-USA) -- FDL Council meeting -- Terri talk
2006_DC_FDR7DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2006_DC_Flight_Jacket_06110361Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Wally Shirra, Gene Cernan, and Tom Stafford
Vice Adm. Donald D. Engen Flight Jacket Night: An Evening with Wally Schirra, Gene Cernan, and Tom Stafford:

Three of America's earliest space explorers take the stage to discuss their own unique contributions to history. Moderated by Ed Buckbee, astronauts Wally Schirra, Gene Cernan, and Tom...
2006_DC_FNA_06052020Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "The Way We Worked" tour
2006_DC_Fog5Nature -- Downtown DC on a foggy morning
2006_DC_Folger10DC -- Capitol Hill -- Folger Shakespeare Library (201 E Capitol St SE)
2006_DC_Folklife20Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2006)
2006_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_06111955DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday event
The ceremony included opening remarks by the Zoo's director, John Berry, as well as the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States, Bernard Goonetilleke. It was followed by a candle-lighting ceremony -- seven candles for the seven guests lighting them -- and the presentation of an elephant-riding cloth...
2006_DC_FONZ_Event_06070985DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan's first birthday event
This was Tai Shan's first birthday. The event included a press conference, followed by a viewing where he received a custom-made fruitsicle prepared by Zoo nutritionists. He was also presented with a new soccer ball and a baby pool filled with water, two new toys, generously provided by Fujifilm.
The...
2006_DC_FONZ_Event_06111958DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday
Elephant Birthday Party: Kandula, the Zoo's young male Asian elephant, is turning five! We're planning a really big party to celebrate his fifth birthday.
2006_DC_FONZ_Talk_0603225DC -- FONZ Talk -- Tim Flannery ("Weather Makers")
Tim Flannery is director of the South Australia Museum, professor at the University of Adelaide, and an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, conservationist, and writer. In addition to his specialized scientific writing, he contributes regularly to The New York Review of Books, and is the...
2006_DC_FONZ_Talk_06111660DC -- FONZ Talk -- Conservation of Asian Elephants in Sri Lanka and Beyond
As part of the Zoo’s celebration of Asian elephant Kandula’s fifth birthday, Bernard Goonetilleke, the Sri Lanka ambassador to the United States greeted the audience. He turned us over to Dayananda Kariyawasam, Director General of Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation, who opened the program...
2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_06083087DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Sumatran tiger cubs pre-opening viewing
This was a donor event for the new Sumatran tiger cubs. We got to see them before they went on exhibit to the public.

While there, I got to meet the new executive director of FONZ, Robert J. Lamb. He had been selected June 5 of this year. According to the FONZ press release about the...
2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_06111987DC -- FONZ Event -- Elephants: Kandula 5th birthday event -- Presents and Cake
2006_DC_FONZ_Viewing_06121852DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Lions: New African lions
A lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away. With the arrival of the National Zoo's three new African lions, our excitement is probably just as audible!
Please join us in welcoming these lions at an exclusive continental breakfast and preview at the Great Cats exhibit on Monday, December 18, from...
2006_DC_Fords12DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2006_DC_Fords_Snow_0608266Ford's Theatre -- Open House and Snow Day (2006)
This was an unusual event. They brought in four tons of snow to promote their new season. They had people rehearse the Fezziwig Dance from "A Christmas Carol" (which I saw) and had backstage tours (which were all filled up by the time I got there).
2006_DC_FOSE25DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Two visits to FOSE this year: ...
2006_DC_FPlaza2DC -- Freedom Plaza (incl Pulaski statue)
2006_DC_FP_Shooter_06100414DC -- Freedom Plaza -- Filming "Shooter" w/Mark Wahlberg
2006_DC_Franken_06092912Borders -- Al Franken ("The Truth (with Jokes)")
Al Franken: Intelligent, insightful, inspiring, and funny, Al's political satire is poised to become the most talked-about book. Armed with an additional chapter, the paperback edition of this book is ready to take the fight to the Bush administration and its right-wing cronies, once again.
2006_DC_Franklin3DC -- Downtown -- Franklin School (963 13th St NW)
2006_DC_Franklin_Sq13DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (Commodore John Barry statue)
2006_DC_FTC4DC -- Federal Trade Commission building
2006_DC_Gabler_06121311Politics & Prose -- Neal Gabler ("Walt Disney")
Neal Gabler: "Walt Disney": The well-known Hollywood chronicler is the first writer to be given unlimited access to the Disney archives. In this exhaustively researched biography, Gabler captures the vision of Walt Disney as he transformed animation into an art form and, from movies to themeparks, made...
2006_DC_Gallup_Bldg4DC -- Penn Qtr -- Gallup Building (incl Masonic Temple on F) (901 F St NW)
2006_DC_Georgetown13DC -- Georgetown neighborhood
2006_DC_Glenwood14DC -- Glenwood Cemetery
2006_DC_Global_06061341Wilson Center -- Panel (Global Competition and Comparative Advantage) (w/Paul Samuelson)
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy presented a forum to examine "Global Competition and Comparative Advantage: New Thinking in International Trade"

This conference is the first in a two-part series looking at global competition and new...
2006_DC_Grant_Mem9DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2006_DC_Greyhound1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Greyhound Bus Station (1100 New York Ave NW)
2006_DC_Heurich18DC -- Dupont Circle -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle) (1307 New Hampshire Ave NW)
2006_DC_Honors_06120376DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2006)
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the selection of the individuals who will receive the Kennedy Center Honors of 2006. Recipients to be honored at the 29th annual national celebration of the arts are: musical theater composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber; conductor Zubin...
2006_DC_HotelW3DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (515 15th St NW)
2006_DC_Hotel_Monaco13DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Monaco (700 F St. NW)
My first government job was in this building. Back when I arrived in 1979, this was the headquarters of the International Trade Commission. After awhile, I changed jobs and left. The agency, which was already too big for the building and was simultaneously occupying space in the Bicentennial...
2006_DC_Huff_0609194Olsson's -- Arianna Huffington ("On Becoming Fearless")
Arianna Huffington - On Becoming Fearless: Meet bestselling author and journalist Arianna Huffington at our lunchtime signing. She is fearless but not by nature; she's had to learn to overcome her fears and relies on these hard-won lessons every day. In her own life and in the lives of women she...
2006_DC_Immigration_06051729DC -- Rally: Immigration Rights @ National Mall
This was a pre-march rally in support of immigration reform that was held on the National Mall. I had missed the big on in March because of social commitments and I had a member event to go to during the planned evening march on the U.S. Capitol but I decided to try to see this. There weren't many...
2006_DC_Jamie_06090633Olsson's -- Jamie Lee Curtis ("Is There Really a Human Race?")
The seventh collaboration between Jamie Lee Curtis and illustrator Laura Cornell is a dialogue between a child and a parent about being human, being the best one can be, and understanding that it's the journey and not the destination that counts.
2006_DC_Janke_0602073Capitol Hill History Project -- Lucinda Janke (Breweries of Capitol Hill)
“The Breweries of Capitol Hill”: Not a trace of them remains today, but in the late 19th century Capitol Hill boasted two of Washington’s largest breweries, complete with beer gardens and brass bands. Please join us on Tuesday, February 7, for our next Overbeck History Lecture, as we figuratively raise...
2006_DC_Jap_Amer2DC -- Natl Japanese-American Monument
2006_DC_JAWilson2DC -- John A. Wilson Building
2006_DC_Jeff_Mem20DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2006_DC_JSS_06031515James Smithson Society event -- Sackler Gallery ("Hokusai" exhibit)
2006_DC_JSS_06061411James Smithson Society event -- Natural History (Lewis & Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition and Hall of Mammals)
This was a Smithsonian Contributing Membership event in honor of the new Lewis & Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition. As the web site describes it:
Lewis and Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition features hundreds of superb artifacts, including rare and priceless objects and documents that...
2006_DC_JSS_06071235James Smithson Society lunch -- American History (Renovation and Transformation)
The National Museum of American History: Renovation and Transformation: In an important step to ensure the long-term preservation of "the American story," the National Museum of American History, Behring Center, prepares to close this fall for an 18-month renovation that will focus on architectural...
2006_DC_JSS_06082266James Smithson Society lunch -- Natural History (Unlocking Secrets of the Past)
The National Museum of Natural History: Unlocking Secrets of the Past
Learn why the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Physical Anthropology department is consistently in the news for their pioneering work in the area of forensic anthropology. Doug Owsley, Curator of North American...
2006_DC_JSS_06092855James Smithson Society event -- Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center: Where Land Meets Water, or Preserving the Future
The Smithsonian's Environmental Research Center, located on 2,800 acres of land along the western shores of the Chesapeake Bay, is a global leader for research focused on the world's coastal zones. These zones...
2006_DC_JSS_Breakfast_06051320James Smithson Society event -- Breakfast at Hotel Monaco
Breakfast at the Hotel Monaco, Paris Room, followed by program on the Patent Office Building with historian Doug Evelyn
2006_DC_JSS_Breakfast_06051422James Smithson Society event -- Farewell breakfast
Farewell Breakfast at the National Museum of American History, Rooftop Terrace
2006_DC_JSS_Keynote_06051310James Smithson Society event -- Keynote by Lawrence Small
Keynote Address by Secretary Small in the Lecture Hall of the S. Dillon Ripley Center
2006_DC_JSS_Tour_06051365James Smithson Society event -- Hirshhorn Museum's Conservation Lab
A look inside the Hirshhorn Museum’s Conservation Lab, presented by senior conservators, with a presentation on the issues and challenges in preserving modern and contemporary works of art. Most of the problems were quite interesting, many of which involved design materials which were naturally...
2006_DC_Kalb_06032734NPC -- Kalb Report: "Why Murrow Matters" (w/Casey Murrow, Richard C. Hottelet, Don Hewitt, and Daniel Schorr)
The Kalb Report. A panel discussion, moderated by Marvin Kalb on "Why Murrow Matters". The panel includes Casey Murrow (Edward R Murrow's son), Richard C. Hottelet (Murrow colleague and GW Welling Presidential Fellow), Don Hewitt (Murrow colleague and "60 Minutes" creator), and Daniel Schorr (Murrow...
2006_DC_Kalb_06112023NPC -- Kalb Report: "A Conversation with Elie Wiesel -- The Bible, The War, and the Media"
The Kalb Report: A Conversation with Elie Wiesel - The Bible, The War, and The Media: GW's award winning Kalb Report forum series returns to the National Press Club when journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Elie Wiesel discuss “The Bible, The War, and The Media.”
“Elie Wiesel is...
2006_DC_Kerry_06022820Sixth & I -- John Kerry (Town Hall Meeting)
This town hall event was held at the Historic Sixth and I Synagogue. After a few introductions, Kerry came out and talked about various issues before fielding questions from the audience. There were quite a few young college kids in the audience. I was impressed at how well he handled some of the...
2006_DC_Kissinger_0606277Wilson Center -- Thomas Schwartz (Henry Kissinger and the Dilemmas of American Power)
"Henry Kissinger and the Dilemmas of American Power" with Thomas Schwartz, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Professor of History, Vanderbilt University.

This lecture will examine the diplomacy of Henry Kissinger, with an emphasis on the choices and dilemmas which faced Kissinger...
2006_DC_Lafayette_Square25DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2006_DC_Law28DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Several visits here:
(060313) Nighttime visit.
(060517) These were taken a few days after the "thin blue line" ceremony. Lots of flowers and markers for slain police officers.
(060520) This includes an interesting sequence taken several weeks after Law Day as a squirrel goes from wreath to wreath...
2006_DC_Le_Droit_Bldg1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Le Droit Bldg (800-812 F St NW) (Adams Bldg + old International Spy Museum bldg)
2006_DC_Lincoln_CottageI55DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images
2006_DC_Lincoln_CottageT_0604218DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Event: Pre-Opening Tour
2006_DC_Lincoln_CottageVC1DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center
2006_DC_Lincoln_Cottage16DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2006_DC_Lincoln_Pk9DC -- Capitol Hill -- Lincoln Park
2006_DC_LOC_Art64DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Graphic Arts): Cartoon America
The following description of the exhibit is from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cartoonamerica/

James Arthur Wood, Jr., began collecting original cartoon art as a childhood hobby. In his teens, Wood honed his drawing skills by copying the styles and characters of his favorite cartoonists. He began...
2006_DC_LOC_BHope4DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
2006_DC_LOC_Ext20DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2006_DC_LOC_GHX8DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2006_DC_LOC_GH33DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2006_DC_LOC_NWCorner9DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Northwest Corner (Maps) Art (2nd Floor)
2006_DC_Marolda_0604116Capitol Hill History Project -- Edward Marolda (History of the Navy Yard)
A History of the Navy Yard from the Navy’s Top Historian: Few people today are aware of how great a role the Washington Navy Yard has played in the life and development of Capitol Hill. The walled facility at the foot of 8th Street was once the biggest builder of Navy ships in the country, and then...
2006_DC_Matthews_06040634Sixth & I's 6th In The City series -- Chris and Kathleen Matthews
This program presents a fine opportunity for audience members to play Hardball with Chris Matthews and get an inside DC perspective from Kathleen Matthews. They will discuss current global events and take questions from the audience.
A television news anchor with a remarkable depth of experience,...
2006_DC_Metro_Tour_06042217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Metro Behind the Scenes
Metro: Behind the Scenes:
As part of Metro's 30th anniversary, participants were taken around to the original Metro stations (the first was Rhode Island Avenue, and we also did Union Station, Judiciary Square, Gallery Place, Metro Center, and Farragut North) by Metro's interim general manager, Dan...
2006_DC_Mickey4Natl Theatre -- Event: Mickey's Magic Show opens
I was on my way to Zoofari so I didn't have time to stick around for the local celebrities who were going to show up for this. Inside was a huge Disney-related store of course.
2006_DC_Miller_0610238Smithsonian Associates -- Donald Miller ("Masters of the Air")
Masters of the Air: The American Air Campaign Against Nazi Germany: The Allied bombing campaign against Nazi Germany was the longest military campaign of World War II. Until Allied soldiers crossed into Germany in early 1945, the bomber war was the only battle fought inside the German homeland. Donald...
2006_DC_Montrose_Pk1DC -- Georgetown -- Montrose and Dumbarton Park
2006_DC_Moore_0606194Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Hullihen Williams Moore lecture
This was a lecture and reception by Hullihen Williams Moore, a black and white photographer who had an exhibit called "Shenandoah: Views of our National Park" at the DOI Museum.
2006_DC_NA2GEN_06051065Natl Archives -- Lindy Boggs and Cokie Roberts (American Conversations)
Lindy Boggs and Cokie Roberts—Two Generations of an American Political Family
Former Congresswoman Lindy Boggs and her daughter, noted journalist Cokie Roberts, will join Archivist Allen Weinstein for a conversation about their mother/daughter relationship in an influential political family. Mrs....
2006_DC_NABFT_06110234Natl Archives -- Walter Isaacson (Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary)
Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary: Inventing America with Walter Isaacson:
America’s founders were optimistic not only about politics but also about the contributions they expected science and technology to make to the success of the fledgling democracy. Join historian Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin...
2006_DC_NABway_06042026Natl Archives -- Mickey Kantor and Laurence Maslon (introducing "Broadway")
Broadway: The American Musical (60 minutes):
The six-part documentary series Broadway: The American Musical chronicles the Broadway musical throughout the 20th century and explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. Tonight, series producer, writer, and director Michael Kantor will...
2006_DC_NACTNE_06091829Natl Archives -- Panel -- Constitution in a Time of National Emergency
Debate -- The Constitution in a Time of National Emergency: Join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein as he moderates a debate between Judge Richard Posner and Geoffrey R. Stone. In partnership with Oxford University Press and the US Navy Memorial, Posner and Stone will debate the...
2006_DC_NACW_06041944Natl Archives -- Ken Burns (introducing "Civil War: Universe of Battle")
The Civil War: The Universe of Battle, 1863 (60 minutes)
The Civil War remains the highest rated and most celebrated documentary in public television’s history. Tonight, Emmy® Award–winning filmmaker Ken Burns will introduce episode 5 of this landmark film, which focuses on the events surrounding the...
2006_DC_NACW_061021160Natl Archives -- Panel -- The Cold War: An Eyewitness Perspective
A symposium on the Cold War featuring notable historians, journalists, and other eyewitnesses to Cold War history. The Cold War: An Eyewitness Perspective has been developed by the National Archives and Records Administration (including the Presidential Libraries and the Center for the National Archives...
2006_DC_NADDay_06110810Natl Archives -- Grace Guggenheim (introducing "D-Day Remembered")
D-Day Remembered: This Academy Award®–nominated documentary tells the story of a pivotal moment in the Allied struggle against Nazi Germany during World War II—the successful invasion of Normandy by the largest armada in history on June 6, 1944, and the battle that followed. D-Day Remembered is told...
2006_DC_NAETW_06062312Natl Archives -- Norman Hatch ("Eyewitness to War: The Combat Cameraman")
Eyewitness to War: The Combat Cameraman:
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives welcomes Norman Hatch, a combat cameraman in the 2nd Marine Division during the Second World War, who will introduce and discuss With the Marines at Tarawa (1944; 18 minutes) and To...
2006_DC_NAFree_06091445Natl Archives & Newseum -- Students' Right to Free Speech (w/Mary Beth Tinker)
In partnership with the Newseum and the US Navy Memorial, the National Archives presents a panel discussion on the legacy and future of students' rights in the United States. The panel will feature Mary Beth Tinker (former student activist who, as a 13 year old, became associated with a landmark 1969...
2006_DC_NAGF_06061961Natl Archives -- Panel -- President Ford tribute (w/Henry Kissinger, etc)
President Ford’s Washington and the World: The National Archives hosts a tribute to President Gerald R. Ford featuring presentations by distinguished Americans including Henry Kissinger, 56th U.S. Secretary of State (1973–1977), and David Gergen, political commentator, best-selling author of Eyewitness...
2006_DC_NAGW_06092130Natl Archives -- "George Washington" (American Conversations)
An American Conversation with George Washington: The first President of the United States, “George Washington,” will join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein in a special Constitution Day “American Conversation.” Before he served as President, Washington was the Commander in Chief of American...
2006_DC_NAHC_06050932Natl Archives -- Hillary Clinton (American Conversations)
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein for a conversation about her life as First Lady, Senator, and best-selling author. Senator Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate from New York in 2000. She serves on a number of committees including Health,...
2006_DC_NAIke_06042126Natl Archives -- Austin Hoyt and Duan Van Ee ("Ike")
Dwight D. Eisenhower was both a war hero and a President. The documentary Ike, from the PBS series The American Experience, explores both facets of his complex and fascinating life. Part One: Soldier, looks at Eisenhower’s military career. Executive producer Austin Hoyt will be joined by Eisenhower...
2006_DC_NAJHF_06031447Natl Archives -- John Hope Franklin (American Conversations)
American Conversations: John Hope Franklin: The Historian and the African American Experience. Distinguished historian and lifelong civil rights activist Professor John Hope Franklin was interviewed by Professor Allen Weinstein (Archivist of the United States) and Lonnie G. Bunch (Founding Director of...
2006_DC_NAKB_06020917Natl Archives -- Ken Burns (American Conversations)
American Conversations: Ken Burns: The War -- Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns, whose focus has been American life and culture, will discuss with the Archivist past works and his latest project on World War II to be released in 2007. Ken Burns has been making documentary films for...
2006_DC_NAKM_06061426Natl Archives -- Ken Mehlman (American Conversations)
Ken Mehlman, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, will join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein for a discussion of his career and broad trends in American political life. (In the spirit of bipartisanship, a leading spokesperson for the Democratic Party will offer the view from the...
2006_DC_NALady_0611097Natl Archives -- Rear Adm. Richard A. Buchanan (introducing "The Fighting Lady")
The Fighting Lady : Created from footage shot on and around the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown during its first months of action in the Pacific and narrated by Robert Taylor, this film won the 1944 Oscar® for best documentary feature. It intersperses combat scenes of breathtaking intensity...
2006_DC_NALBJ_06032441Env Film Festival (2006) -- "A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson" (w/Jack Valenti and Bess Abell) @ Natl Archives
In conjunction with the 2006 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Center for the National Archives Experience present "A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson" (1992), the story of one of America’s most remarkable First Ladies...
2006_DC_NALM_06051013Natl Archives -- Linda McCarthy ("From Pigeons to Predators")
In "From Pigeons to Predators: How Communications Helped Shaped U.S. History and Espionage," espionage historian Linda McCarthy will highlight the evolution of communications technology from the time of carrier pigeons to modern day unmanned drones. McCarthy will explore intriguing and little known...
2006_DC_NANazi_06110811Natl Archives -- Michael Kurtz ("America and the Return of Nazi Contraband")
America and the Return of Nazi Contraband:
Michael J. Kurtz, Assistant Archivist for Records Services at the National Archives, will discuss the topic “America and the Return of Nazi Contraband: The Recovery of Europe’s Cultural Treasures.” In the ruins of Hitler’s Third Reich, Allied occupiers found...
2006_DC_NANEH_06041830Natl Archives -- Panel -- American Life and the Humanities
American Conversations Series: American Life and the Humanities: The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Center for the National Archives Experience present a panel discussion on “American Life and the Humanities.” Panelists will include NEH chairman Bruce Cole and former chairmen Joseph...
2006_DC_NAPC_06092710Natl Archives -- Paul Clancy ("Ironclad")
Ironclad with Paul Clancy:
Author Paul Clancy will discuss his book Ironclad, which tells the saga of the warship USS Monitor and its remarkable salvage 140 years after its sinking. After the lecture be sure to read an eyewitness account of ironclads in our exhibit "Eyewitness--American Originals...
2006_DC_NAPD_06021710Natl Archives -- Philip Dray ("Stealing God's Thunder")
Stealing God's Thunder: Pulitzer-Prize finalist Philip Dray will discuss his new Franklin biography, Stealing God's Thunder: Ben Franklin's Lighting Rod and the Invention of America. Long before Franklin was an eminent statesman, he was famous for his revolutionary scientific work, especially his...
2006_DC_Naval_Memorial10DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
2006_DC_NAWil_0612087Natl Archives -- Eric Vettel (introducing "Wilson")
Wilson (1944): Eric Vettel, Executive Director of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia, will introduce this superbly crafted biography starring Alexander Knox as Woodrow Wilson. The film won five Academy Awards. It chronicles the political career of Woodrow Wilson, beginning...
2006_DC_NBF_Bird_06093011Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Kai Bird
Kai Bird is the author of The Chairman: John J. McCloy, The Making of the American Establishment and The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy, Brothers in Arms. He co-edited with Lawrence Lifschultz, Hiroshima’s Shadow: Writings on the Denial of History and the Smithsonian Controversy. His...
2006_DC_NBF_Branch_06093012Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Taylor Branch
Taylor Branch: Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch is the author of Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, and At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68 (Simon & Schuster, 2006), his three-volume account of the civil rights...
2006_DC_NBF_Brinkley_0609309Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Douglas Brinkley
Douglas Brinkley is professor of history and director of the Roosevelt Center at Tulane University. Four of his books were selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. His last three historical narratives, Tour of Duty, The Boys of Pointe du Hoc and Parish Priest, were all New York Times...
2006_DC_NBF_Coben_0609301Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Harlan Coben
Harlan Coben: International best-selling author Harlan Coben’s novels, including his most recent, Promise Me (Dutton, 2006), become national best-sellers almost as soon as they are published. He has won the Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award -- the first writer to win all three -- for his...
2006_DC_NBF_Collier_0609302Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Bryan Collier
Bryan Collier, who began creating artwork in his signature style at the age of 15, has illustrated numerous award-winning children’s books. He is the recipient of two Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards, for Uptown and Rosa, as well as Coretta Scott King Honors for Freedom River, Martin’s Big Words:...
2006_DC_NBF_Franklin_0609304Natl Book Festival 2006 -- John Hope Franklin
John Hope Franklin, Duke University professor of history emeritus, is the author and editor of 17 books, including the best-selling From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. As the first distinguished visiting scholar at the Library of Congress under the John W. Kluge Endowment, he...
2006_DC_NBF_Goodwin_06093034Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin, a former Harvard professor and Woodrow Wilson Fellow, is the author of several New York Times best-sellers, including No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt which was awarded the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in History and her latest book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of...
2006_DC_NBF_Hill_0609302Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Ezra Hill
Veterans History event with Ezra Hill, a veteran who served as a Tuskegee airman.
2006_DC_NBF_Hoffman_0609302Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Daniel Hoffman
Daniel Hoffman: An award-winning poet, translator, and literary critic, Daniel Hoffman has published more than ten books of poetry. His first collection, An Armada of Thirty Whales (1954), was chosen by W. H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. His most recent book is Makes You Stop and Think:...
2006_DC_NBF_Hosseini_0609302Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Khaled Hosseini
: As a fourth grader, Khaled Hosseini was already reading Persian poetry as well as Farsi translations of novels ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer series. His debut novel, The Kite Runner (Penguin, 2003), has stayed on best-seller, book club and community-wide reading...
2006_DC_NBF_Hutchison_06093015Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Kay Bailey Hutchison
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) became the first woman elected to the U. S. Senate from the state of Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Texas Law School and was twice elected to the Texas House of Representatives. She has also received numerous awards and...
2006_DC_NBF_Hymel_0609304Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Veteran's History Project panel w/Kevin Hymel and Bob Patrick
Veteran's History Project panel discussion:
Kevin Hymel and Bob Patrick: Bob Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project, will interview Kevin Hymel, author of "Patton's Photographs: War As He Saw It." Mr. Hymel will focus on General George S. Patton's personal photography of his service in...
2006_DC_NBF_McCutcheon_0609304Natl Book Festival 2006 -- John McCutcheon
John McCutcheon: Author, storyteller, singer and songwriter John McCutcheon is the recipient of several awards and honors. His 29 recordings have garnered five consecutive Grammy nominations, and he has produced more than twenty albums by other artists, from traditional fiddlers to contemporary...
2006_DC_NBF_Meltzer_0609302Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer: Each of Brad Meltzer’s five novels has been a New York Times best-seller. He earned credit from Columbia Law School for writing his first book, which became The Tenth Justice (1997), an instant best-seller. His new novel is a thriller, The Book of Fate (Warner Books, 2006). His books have...
2006_DC_NBF_Meyer_0609303Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Stephenie Meyer
Stephenie Meyer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English literature. Her debut novel, Twilight (2005), was released to critical acclaim and became a New York Times Editor’s Choice, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, one of American Library Association’s Ten Best Books for...
2006_DC_NBF_Miller_06093012Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Veteran's History Project panel w/Donald Miller, Rick Newman, Don Shepperd, and Daun Van Ee
Veteran's History Project panel discussion:
Donald Miller, Rick Newman, Don Shepperd, and Daun Van Ee. Donald Miller, author of "Masters of the Air: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany," and Rick Newman and Don Shepperd, authors of "Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots...
2006_DC_NBF_Misc_06093022Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Miscellaneous
2006_DC_NBF_Nelson_0609303Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Kadir Nelson
Kadir Nelson began his career in illustration by creating the storyboards for Steven Spielberg's film "Amistad." Since that time he has become a much-sought-after artist, illustrating many celebrated picture books, including the Coretta Scott King Honor Book Thunder Rose, the best-seller Salt in His...
2006_DC_NBF_Pelacanos_0609303Natl Book Festival 2006 -- George P. Pelecanos
George P. Pelecanos, the author of more than a dozen crime-noir novels, spent years developing his writing talent and gathering his material from his life experiences in Washington, D.C. He was employed as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, shoe salesman, electronics salesman and unskilled laborer --...
2006_DC_NBF_Sachar_0609303Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Louis Sachar
Louis Sachar is an award-winning author of more than 20 fiction and educational books for children. His book Holes won the prestigious National Book Award and the Newbery Medal. It was also an American Library Association (ALA) Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book, and it was made into a...
2006_DC_NBF_Spirin_0609305Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Gennady Spirin
Gennady Spirin: The artist for this year's festival is award-winning Russian-born illustrator Gennady Spirin, whose lush contemporary technique brings a rich, imaginative depiction to the 2006 National Book Festival's poster. Mr. Spirin combines a modern aesthetic with the great traditions of the...
2006_DC_NBF_Stoddard_0609303Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Alexandra Stoddard
Alexandra Stoddard is a philosopher of contemporary living, an interior designer and an author of many best-selling books, including Choosing Happiness: Key to a Joyful Life (2002), which is in its fourth printing; Things I Want My Daughters to Know (2004), now in its ninth printing; and her most recent...
2006_DC_NBF_Woodward_06093011Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bob Woodward, a reporter and editor at The Washington Post since 1971, has authored or co-authored 10 No. 1 national nonfiction best-sellers, including two on the George W. Bush presidency, Bush at War (2002) and Plan of Attack (2004). His first best-seller,...
2006_DC_NBF_Yeutushenko_0609302Natl Book Festival 2006 -- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Yevgeny Yevtushenko: Born in Siberia near Lake Baikal, Yevgeny Yevtushenko is Russia's best-known living poet. He published his first poem in 1949, and his famous poem "Babi Yar," which inspired Dimitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, was published in 1961. Besides his poetry, Yevtushenko has also...
2006_DC_NCNW2DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Council of Negro Women (633 Penn Ave NW)
2006_DC_Newhart_06092218Borders -- Bob Newhart ("I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This")
Legendary comic Bob Newhart discusses his new book "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" in conversation with American Film Institute director and NPR commentator, (and former Barnum & Bailey clown) Murray Horwitz. "I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!" is The first book ever from an icon of American comedy. A...
2006_DC_Newseum8DC -- Newseum
Under construction.
2006_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2006_DC_NGAEW_Dada10DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Exhibit: Dada
Dada
February 19 – May 14, 2006

Overview: 448 works in a wide range of media, including collages, assemblages, photographs, prints, drawings, paintings, posters, films, and audio recordings were presented in this multimedia installation that traced the history of the Dada movement. The works of art...
2006_DC_NGASG3DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2006_DC_NGGB_0603264Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Giant Buddhas" (w/Christian Frei) @ Natl Gallery
"The Giant Buddhas" (Switzerland, 2005, 95 min.) DC Premiere. In Bamiyan, the great valley in Afghanistan, not long ago, stood two giant Buddha statues–one, at 53 meters high, the tallest representation of Buddha in the world. But that was another world. In February of 2001 the Taliban issued an edict...
2006_DC_NHAmazon_0603244Env Film Festival (2006) -- "Banking on Disaster" (w/Adrian Cowell) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
Murder in the Amazon. (1989, 55 min.) The brutal murder of Chico Mendes on December 22, 1988 provoked international protest and brought worldwide attention to the problem of Amazonian deforestation. The film follows his rise as the leader of the rubber-tappers, or seringueiros, who have subsisted in the...
2006_DC_NHMF_06032624Env Film Festival (2006) -- "The Monkey Folk" (w/Jacques Perrin) @ Natl Museum of Natural History
"The Monkey Folk (Le Peuple Singe)", France/Indonesia, 1989, 85 min.) DC Premiere. Five years in the making, this comprehensive French documentary record of the simian world explores the lives and behavior in the wild of over 120 different simian species. Footage from the tropical forests of Ethiopia,...
2006_DC_NMP_06111524Naval Heritage Center -- Event: National Mall Plan public symposium
The National Park Service (NPS) will host a day-long public symposium to discuss preserving and caring for the National Mall while meeting the needs 0f more than 25 million visitors each year. The symposium will set the stage for the National Mall Plan and will feature local, national, and international...
2006_DC_NMWA1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Natl Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave NW)
2006_DC_NY_Pres2DC -- Downtown -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave., NW)
2006_DC_OAH_06042235DC -- Org of American Historians/Abraham Lincoln Institute -- Lincoln's war powers
This was a panel discussion presented by the Abraham Lincoln Institute at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Washington, DC. Three members of the Board of Directors of the Abraham Lincoln Institute presented paper on presidential war powers. , Michael Burlingame, Allen...
2006_DC_Oak_Hill14DC -- Oak Hill Cemetery
2006_DC_OAS31DC -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior
2006_DC_OAS_Breaking21Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Breaking Borders
Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras
December 1, 2006-January 21, 2007
Washington D.C.: The Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the OAS announce the opening of Breaking Borders / Rompiendo Fronteras, an exhibition of photography and digital art by the Salvadoran...
2006_DC_OAS_Geometry10Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Geometry and Gesture
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection
March- July 2006
Geometry and Gesture from the Collection is part of a continuing series of exhibits over the past year that have explored different facets of the OAS permanent collection. The current exhibit looks at the collection through the prism of...
2006_DC_OAS_Museum8DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Art Museum of the Americas (201 18th St NW) -- Museum Bldg Interior
2006_DC_OCC4DC -- Old Convention Center (site) / CityCenterDC
2006_DC_Office_Savukinas_06090865Office (STAT-USA) -- Jackie Savukinas returns
This was a "return from maternity leave" event for Jackie Savukinas. It featured husband Jay, both kids and their nanny.
2006_DC_Office_Shower_06020866Office (STAT-USA) -- Baby shower for Cindy and Beethika Khan
2006_DC_Office_STAT86Office (STAT-USA) -- Various office shots
(060518) Joe Correia comes to visit
(060802) Kristin meets Shannon and then does donuts
(060804) Goodbye lunch for Kristin
(061121) You are cordially invited to a reception tomorrow morning at 0930 in room 4848 to meet our new Under Secretary, Cyndi Glassman. This will be an excellent opportunity to...
2006_DC_Office_Warren_060412103Office (STAT-USA) -- Sarah Warren's retirement event
2006_DC_Old_PostV9DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2006_DC_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside
2006_DC_Old_Stone15DC -- Georgetown -- Old Stone House (part of Rock Creek Park)
2006_DC_Orient_0610265Personal -- Margot Lebow @ Orient Express event
2006_DC_Peace_Mon10DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2006_DC_Penn6DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue area
2006_DC_Penn_Qtr34DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2006_DC_Pershing5DC -- Pershing Park (became National World War I Memorial in 2021)
2006_DC_Petersen_House1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)
2006_DC_Pickering_0612148Dept of Commerce -- Event: Thomas Pickering
The Bureau of Industry and Security in the Department of Commerce sponsored a BIS Speaker Series event with Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering. He was formerly the Senior Vice President for International Relations at Boeing, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and the Ambassador to the...
2006_DC_Press_0609188DC -- Press Conference w/Acting Chief of the United States Capitol Police
This was a press conference that I happened on while I was walking. The press conference was in response to an intruder incident that had happened at the Capital that morning. Here was that day's press release about the incident:
At approximately 7:47 a.m., a vehicle breached security of the Capitol...
2006_DC_Quinn_0602219Smithsonian Associates -- Jane Bryant Quinn
Jane Bryant Quinn—Smart Financial Strategies for Busy People: Money is a problem that bedevils most of us—plenty of decisions to make and no time to make them, busy as we are with jobs, families, and hobbies. With no time to become better informed, we worry, while our financial plans just wait.

But...
2006_DC_Rawlins_Statue2DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue
2006_DC_Red_Cross2DC -- Foggy Bottom -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2006_DC_RRBVw14DC -- Ronald Reagan Building -- Views from...
2006_DC_RRB_I6DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)
2006_DC_SAAAL_06051514Smithsonian Associates -- Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (James Swanson, Edward Steers Jr.)
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: What happened in Washington, D.C., in the spring of 1865 is an incredible story. The search for Lincoln’s killer captivated a nation already dealing with the awfulness of the end of the Civil War. Now John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices—if indeed he did not act...
2006_DC_SAPA_06030117Smithsonian Associates -- Presidents All
Presidents All: We know Washington and Lincoln so well that their birthdays merit a holiday. But for every American president whose name enjoys instant recall, there are others about whom we have to scratch our heads a bit.
Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and Andrew Jackson reside in the first...
2006_DC_SASC_06062226Smithsonian Associates -- Superman on the Couch
Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and Our Society: From legends of the Olympian gods to the modern mythology of Superman and Spider Man, stories of superhuman heroes have always fascinated mankind. With this summer’s Superman Returns, our love affair with these...
2006_DC_Shearer_06092016DCJCC -- Jewish Literary Festival -- Harry Shearer
An Evening with Harry Shearer -- Not Enough Indians: A Novel. This was part of the Washington Jewish Literary Festival.
Join Harry Shearer—best known as the voice of Mr. Burns and Flanders on “The Simpsons,” co-creator and co-star of This is Spinal Tap, and former writer and cast member on “Saturday...
2006_DC_Sheehan_0609257Borders -- Cindy Sheehan ("Peace Mom")
Cindy Sheehan: The woman who turned grief into action and took her anti-war message to the President's doorstep tells her story in her own words -- a wrenching tale of heroism that will inspire a new generation of activists.
2006_DC_Shenandoah6Ford's Theatre -- "Shenadoah" cast exiting
I just happened upon this on my way back from the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. The cast of "Shenandoah" (see review) was getting out and I got to meet Scott Bakula, who I'd loved from his "Quantum Leap" days.

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From http://www.playbill.com/news/article/98606.html

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2006_DC_SIAHV11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Views from...
2006_DC_SIAH_Armstrong1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lance Armstrong's Tour de France Bicycle
Lance Armstrong's Tour de France Bicycle
December 14, 2005 – September 4, 2006
Lance Armstrong was the only man in history to win the Tour de France seven consecutive times.* On view are the Trek 5500 bicycle he rode in the 2000 Tour de France and a LIVESTRONG wristband worn to raise awareness of...
2006_DC_SIAH_Bldg4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exterior Shots
2006_DC_SIAH_Burden2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Glorious Burden
2006_DC_SIAH_CBarton_Amb3DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Clara Barton’s Red Cross Ambulance, 1898
2006_DC_SIAH_Ceremonial1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ceremonial Court
2006_DC_SIAH_Closing_06090428Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Closing day (2006)
Closing day presentation by museum director Brent Glass just before the museum closed for renovations for over two years.
2006_DC_SIAH_Fire_Water2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Fire and Water: The CIGNA Firefighting and Maritime Collection
Fire and Water: The CIGNA Firefighting and Maritime Collection
October 28, 2005 – July 13, 2006
Visitors can watch through large windows as curators process a collection of nearly 4,000 firefighting and maritime materials that date from 1825-1875, the heyday of voluntary fire organizations....
2006_DC_SIAH_Gowns1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: First Ladies
2006_DC_SIAH_GWStatue10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: George Washington Statue, 1841
2006_DC_SIAH_Ice_Cream1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Ice Cream Parlor
Ice Cream Parlor
July 3, 1981 – September 2, 2003
Museum visitors can enjoy sundaes and sodas made with Haagen-Dazs ice cream in a parlor reminiscent of the turn of the century. An authentic decorative mirror is mounted behind the soda fountain. The exhibit also includes Stohlman's Confectionary and...
2006_DC_SIAH_Int7DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Miscellaneous Interior Shots
2006_DC_SIAH_Lemelson1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Lemelson Center
2006_DC_SIAH_Plans_06071222James Smithson Society event -- American History (Building renovation plans)
These were slides shown to a James Smithson Society donor lunch. They showed the plans for the renovated and transformed National Museum of American History. The description from the lunch was as follows:
Renovation and Transformation: In an important step to ensure the long-term preservation of "the...
2006_DC_SIAH_PopCult31DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2006_DC_SIAH_Post_Office10DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Country Store Post Office
2006_DC_SIAH_Price_WW21DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2006_DC_SIAH_Stanley2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Stanley: Robot Car
Robots on the Road: Stanley
November 21, 2008 – January 8, 2012
This experimental robot car named Stanley, a modified Volkswagen Touareg, offers a glimpse into the future of "smart" cars. It can drive itself without a human in the driver's seat or at remote controls; it sees the road ahead through...
2006_DC_SIAIR_America2DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2006_DC_SIAIR_Apollo18DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 210: Apollo to the Moon
2006_DC_SIAIR_TreasuresAH177DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 211 Exhibit: Treasures of American History
Treasures of American History
November 17, 2006 – April 13, 2008
While the American History Museum is closed for renovation (Sept. 5, 2006-fall 2008), more than 150 highlights from the museum are on view here. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Creativity and Innovation, American Biography,...
2006_DC_SIFG37DC -- Freer Gallery of Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SIHIR2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2006_DC_Simon_06101519DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2006 -- Neil Simon)
Mark Twain prize to Neil Simon: The Kennedy Center will award the ninth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Neil Simon, one of America's--and the world's--greatest humorists. In a show filled with fun and laughter, a star-studded lineup will honor Simon, including Jason Alexander, Christina...
2006_DC_SINH_Plans_06082223James Smithson Society event -- American History (Written in Bone plans)
I took these photos during a James Smithson Society lunch in 2006. It was three years before the exhibit opened and I wasn't allowed to post the pictures until after it opened. Much of what opened three years later was quite similar to what was presented although the flow of the exhibit was a bit...
2006_DC_SINZ_Amazonia13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2006_DC_SINZ_Art8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2006_DC_SINZ_Bear78DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
Featuring the new sloth bear cub.
2006_DC_SINZ_Bird29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2006_DC_SINZ_BV43DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail (formerly Beaver Valley) (sea lions, seals, pelicans, beavers, otters, bald eagles, ravens, and grey wolves)
2006_DC_SINZ_Cat59DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
Several visits: ...
2006_DC_SINZ_Const36DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2006_DC_SINZ_Elephant48DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
Pictures taken 11/19 were taken during a Kandula-anniversary event.
2006_DC_SINZ_Halloween8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Boo at the Zoo Halloween decorations
2006_DC_SINZ_Invert10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2006_DC_SINZ_Main22DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
Including photos of the new Asia Trail section.
2006_DC_SINZ_Mammal10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House (plus Lemurs)
2006_DC_SINZ_PandaVC20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2006_DC_SINZ_Panda253DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Mostly pictures of Tai Shan, the cub
2006_DC_SINZ_Prairie6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2006_DC_SINZ_Primate7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2006_DC_SINZ_Reptile24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2006_DC_SINZ_RPanda38DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2006_DC_SINZ_Tile4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles
These are the various donor tiles I've paid for at the Zoo over the years.
2006_DC_SIPG_Bldg73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
Pictures taken before July 2006 were of the outside of the building as they got it ready for its opening. They include some nighttime shots during pre-opening receptions. The building opened on July 1, 2006 so the pictures from that day forward include indoor shots.
2006_DC_SIPG_Boochever23DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: 2006 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
2006_DC_SIPG_Bravo15DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Bravo!
2006_DC_SIPG_Ceremony_06070152Reynolds Center -- Event: Opening -- Building Reopening Day Ceremony
Grand Opening Family Festival: Sponsored by Target: Celebrate the opening of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture with a fun-filled day of activities and music. Meet actors impersonating individuals from the collections, tour the galleries, and see the new Lunder Conservation...
2006_DC_SIPG_Champions4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Champions
2006_DC_SIPG_ColdWar11DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Presidency and the Cold War
The Presidency and the Cold War
July 1, 2006 – February 24, 2008
This gallery is devoted to exhibitions on presidential themes with the first theme focusing on The Presidency and the Cold War. This exhibition explores how U.S. presidents shaped or reacted to the events of the Cold War, beginning at...
2006_DC_SIPG_CW21DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2006_DC_SIPG_Folk44DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Folk Art
2006_DC_SIPG_Luce34DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Luce Foundation Center for American Art
2006_DC_SIPG_Modern1DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Modern Art
2006_DC_SIPG_Opening_06070149Reynolds Center -- Event: Opening -- Building Reopening Day Events
2006_DC_SIPG_Painting159DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Paintings
2006_DC_SIPG_Portrait73DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Portraits
2006_DC_SIPG_Preamble2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (SAAM) -- Exhibit: Preamble (by Mike Wilkins)
2006_DC_SIPG_Pres35DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Exhibit: America's Presidents
Including the long-gone Bill Clinton portrait. This one had attracted flak from the anti-Clinton folks because he didn't have a wedding ring which they claimed was a comment on him being a philandering. It turned out that men never had portraits done wearing jewelry -- the last portrait with a wedding...
2006_DC_SIPG_Sculpture64DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Sculpture
2006_DC_SIPG_Vw2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- View from terrace
2006_DC_SISG29DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_DC_SI_Ripley_Amazon5DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Amazon Voyage
Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches: This exhibition follows a boat journey along the Amazon River, with stops at 9 ports of call. On view are live fish, objects, over 20 interactives, and multimedia presentations to explore biodiversity and the relationships between the environment, the...
2006_DC_SI_Ripley_Myth70DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Myth, Mortals and Immortality
"Myth, Mortals and Immortality: Works from Museo Soumaya de México" kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian Latino Center and the Museo Soumaya in Mexico City, features approximately 100 works by Mexico’s most renowned artists...
2006_DC_SI_Ripley_VSA510DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: VSA 5th: "Destination Anywhere"
"Destination Anywhere": VSA Arts 5th Annual National Juried Exhibition for Young Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25
On view are 15 artworks that reflect the experiences of young artist with disabilities and reveal how those disabilities shape or transform the artists' lives and ultimate...
2006_DC_Smoking_0603168DC -- "Thank You for Smoking" panel discussion
This was a panel discussion that followed a pre-screening of "Thank You for Smoking" screening. The moderator was Washington Post Health Section Reporter, January Payne, with speakers Matthew Myers (President of the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids) and Alana L. Davis ("Public Relations Guru", Senior...
2006_DC_Southwest1DC -- Southwest neighborhood
2006_DC_Stanton_Pk4DC -- Capitol Hill -- Stanton Park
2006_DC_Supreme_Ct6DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
2006_DC_Takei_06050943Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Natl Asian Pacific Amer Heritage Month w/George Takei
May is National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, is pleased to announce its program...
2006_DC_Terkel_06040520Politics & Prose -- Studs Terkel in conversation with Bob Edwards
Bob Edwards talks with the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian whose interviews with workers, musicians, unionists, and artists document hundreds of unique American stories from the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and through the present day.
The speakers were introduced by...
2006_DC_Thomas_0606198Olsson's -- Helen Thomas ("Watchdogs of Democracy?")
Helen Thomas - Watchdogs of Democracy?: The Waning Washington Press Corps and How It Has Failed the Public. In the course of more than sixty years spent covering Washington politics, Helen Thomas has witnessed a raft of fundamental changes in the way news is gathered and reported. Thomas sees a growing...
2006_DC_Tidal3DC -- Tidal Basin
2006_DC_Townsend_0605178Wilson Center -- Fran Townsend (Immigration Proposal)
Frances Fragos Townsend, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, spoke on the President's recent immigration announcement. She outlined the various facets and took some questions from the audience. This meeting, jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Division...
2006_DC_Toynbee3DC -- Public Art: Toynbee tiles
Two tiles.
(1) This one was photographed at the intersection of 15th and F, NW.
(2) This one, a color one, was right near the Temperance Fountain by the National Archives building. I just happened to run across it which was pretty cool!
"Toynbee Idea
In Movie '2001
Resurrect Dead
on Planet...
2006_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2006_DC_Tussauds1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Madame Tussauds Washington DC (1001 F St NW)
2006_DC_UClub_Book_06112928University Club -- Seventeenth Annual Book Fair
The University Club of Washington, DC Presents The Seventeenth Annual Book Fair and Meet the Author Night. Among the authors present was Patrick Buchanan, C. Helen Thomas, C. Brian Kelly and his wife Ingrid Smyer-Kelly, Thomas Ricks, Alicia Shepard, Aviva Goldfarb, Georgie Anne Geyer, Claude Berube,...
2006_DC_Union_Columbus2DC -- Union Station -- Columbus Fountain
2006_DC_Union_StationI5DC -- Union Station (Interior)
2006_DC_Union_StationX7DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display
2006_DC_Verizon18DC -- Penn Qtr -- Verizon Center
The Verizon Center became the MCI Center in 2006.
This was a fluke. I was coming back from the Sixth and I Synagogue, where I'd seen John Kerry, when I had to move around a crane parked in the street in front of the MCI Center. It turned out the crane was putting up the new "Verizon" sign and the MCI...
2006_DC_Waggaman1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Waggaman Auctioneer Bldg (917 F St NW)
2006_DC_Wash_Mon4DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2006_DC_WCCVw3DC -- Washington Convention Center -- Views from...
2006_DC_White_House4DC -- White House
Included here is a protest for "Dog". Duane "Dog" Chapman is a bounty hunter who's had an interesting career as a bounty hunter and has a TV show to prove it. One of his adventures took him to Mexico to grab a wanted rapist. However, Mexico doesn't recognize bounty hunters and wanted him extradited....
2006_DC_WHouse_Garden35DC -- White House Garden Tour (2006)
In the old days, this was a more enjoyable event because you could actually wander through some of the gardens. Now days, you have to stay on the pavement and you seldom get anywhere close to an actual plant. Still, it's only offered a few times a year so take it while you can.
2006_DC_WHouse_Passby14DC -- Presidential Helicopter flybies
Two flybys. The first was (060619) and Kristin and I were desperately trying to get to an event at the Department of the Interior but we were stopped because the presidential helicopter was landing. That killed 15 minutes.
2006_DC_WHouse_People_06081926Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House garden event
2006_DC_WHouse_People_06120237Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House
2006_DC_WHouse_Tree32DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2006)
2006_DC_Whouse_XMas45DC -- White House interior Christmas decorations (2006)
2006_DC_Wicker_0604264Olsson's -- Tom Wicker ("Shooting Star")
Tom Wicker - Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joseph McCarthy: America's most notorious demagogue emerges as less a fanatic than an opportunist in this lively political biography. Long-time New York Times political writer Tom Wicker, author of well-received studies of Eisenhower and other presidents,...
2006_DC_Willard21DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)
2006_DC_Wilson_Center1DC -- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2006_DC_WNY11DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard
2006_DC_WNY_Art13DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Navy Art Gallery
2006_DC_WNY_Barry100DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Display Ship Barry (DD 993)
2006_DC_WNY_Chapel8DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Chapel
2006_DC_WNY_NavyMus99DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- U.S. Navy Museum
2006_DC_WNY_Parks27DC -- Southeast -- Washington Navy Yard -- Willard and Dahlgren (?) Parks
2006_DC_Wozniak_06112123Politics & Prose -- Steve Wozniak ("iWoz")
Steve Wozniak ("iWoz"): In this technically fascinating yet easily accessible memoir, Wozniak recalls his childhood fascination with technology, the founding of Apple (with Steve Jobs), the invention of the personal computer, and all the pranks he’s pulled along the way. Illustrations and sidebars...
2006_DC_WWI1DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2006_DC_Zoofari_06051849DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2006)
I ran into all sorts of Zoo people at this event including John Berry (director), Lucy Spelman (former director), Jim Schroeder (FONZ president), Mara Mayor (director of education), and Lisa Stevens (the panda lady, not pictured), I also ran into a few people from other groups that I belong to.
2006_FL_6Mile21FL -- Fort Myers -- Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
2006_FL_BellW_HomeAL3FL -- Altoona -- Bell Home
2006_FL_Correia4Personal -- Joe and Lesley Correia
2006_FL_CrittersFL16FL -- Critters -- Various
Various animals in Florida that weren't part of something else, including lots of Mom's cat Max, Dumpster feeders, lizards, etc. Be sure to look in entries like the Everglades for the main stash of Florida critters.
2006_FL_Cypress21FL -- Big Cypress Natl Preserve
2006_FL_Dade16FL -- Bushnell -- Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
2006_FL_Dali5FL -- St Petersburg -- Salvadore Dali Museum
2006_FL_DeSoto18FL -- De Soto Natl Memorial
2006_FL_Edison_Ford76FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Homes
2006_FL_Edison_Lab19FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Lab
Previously on this site was Edison's original electrical laboratory, constructed in 1886. Here, he and his assistants conducted experiments to improve incandescent lighting. After observing Edison at work, a journalist from the New York World reported that his bulbs "burst out into a radiance that...
2006_FL_Edison_Museum41FL -- Fort Myers -- Edison & Ford Winter Estates -- Museum
2006_FL_Everglades55FL -- Everglades Natl Park
2006_FL_Flamingo131FL -- Fort Lauderdale -- Flamingo Gardens
The was an interesting place so the pictures are divided by subject: ...
2006_FL_Florida7FL -- Miscellaneous
Including: ...
2006_FL_Ft_Lauderdale19FL -- Fort Lauderdale
2006_FL_GuthrieJ_HomeP6FL -- Palmetto -- Joan and Al Kollins home
Mom after release from the rehab clinic and with Kevin
2006_FL_HolocaustFL10FL -- Miami Beach -- Holocaust Memorial
2006_FL_LotusphereCS88FL -- Lotusphere 2006 (Common Sessions w/Jason Alexander, Jim Gaffigan)
2006_FL_Lotusphere107FL -- Lotusphere 2006 (Regular Sessions)
Five days' worth of events here:
...
2006_FL_Manatee8FL -- Fort Myers -- Manatee Park
This is a wonderful park right off of I-75 where you can see manatees floating in the water. The manatees respond to cold ocean water by coming further into land to stay warm.
Manatee Park is a 17-acre regional park built by and operated through a cooperative effort of partners and sponsors. The land...
2006_FL_NASA_Hall23FL -- Titusville -- U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
2006_FL_NASA_SV21FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Apollo/Saturn V Center
2006_FL_NASA_VC15FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Visitor Center
2006_FL_NASA_VIP51FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- VIP tour
2006_FL_NeumannM_HomeP13FL -- Palmetto -- Melvin and Jean Home
2006_FL_Ringling164FL -- Sarasota -- John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -- Halls 1 to 11
2006_FL_Ringling254FL -- Sarasota -- John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -- Halls 12 to 21
2006_FL_Ringling_Outside31FL -- Sarasota -- John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art -- Outside
2006_FL_Sarasota11FL -- Sarasota
2006_FL_Sarasota_Sculpture21FL -- Sarasota -- Season of Sculpture
These are pictures from the Third Invitational Exhibition of Monumental Works of Art. These are large-scale sculptures along Sarasota's Bayfront. There are 28 pieces of art by sculptors representing 14 countries.
2006_FL_SeaWorldFL42FL -- Orlando -- Seaworld Orlando -- Lotusphere 2006 reception
2006_FL_Selby32FL -- Sarasota -- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
This botanical gardens is located right on the Gulf of Mexico and features 20,000 colorful plants, including a live collection of more than 6,000 orchids. Marie Selby was born in West Virginia. She met William Selby, a partner with his father in the Selby Oil and Gas Company (which later created...
2006_FL_Selby_Masks22FL -- Sarasota -- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens -- Rainforest Masks 2006 exhibit
The Borucan Indians of Costa Rica, living in the rainforests, have a passion for making ceremonial masks. By the late 1970s, the carving tradition began to wane, a victim of the area's economic decay. This exhibit is part of an attempt to reinvigorate the artform.
The show was held in The Mansion at...
2006_FL_Sunken31FL -- St Petersburg -- Sunken Gardens
In 1903, a four acre property was purchased by George Turner, Sr., a plumber, who was an avid gardener. He drained a shallow sink-hole lake that dropped ten feet below street level and grew fruits and exotic plants from all over the world. By 1924, his amazing garden was attracting visitors who paid...
2006_FL_WDW_Hotel88FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties
2006_FL_Winter_Park13FL -- Winter Park
2006_GA_Adairsville4GA -- Adairsville
2006_GA_Allatoona_Pass53GA -- Allatoona Pass Battlefield
2006_GA_Atlanta_Battle7GA -- Atlanta -- Battle sites
2006_GA_Atlanta_Botanic68GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden
2006_GA_Atlanta_BotNiki48GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden -- Niki in the Garden
Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) is an artist born in France, raised in New York City. She was a founding member of the Noveau Realisme movement, and collaborated with Christo, Yves Klein, Arman and Jean Tingueley. Her artworks fall into four categories -- nanas (large-scale chicks and babes), animals,...
2006_GA_Atlanta_BotScare41GA -- Atlanta -- Atlanta Botanical Garden -- Scarecrows
Scarecrows in the Garden is a display of about 50 scarecrows in the Woodland and Children's Garden. They were designed by various organizations and some of them were quite creative.
2006_GA_Atlanta_Cap40GA -- Atlanta -- State Capitol
2006_GA_Atlanta_Grant_Park20GA -- Atlanta -- Grant Park
2006_GA_Atlanta_Oakland156GA -- Atlanta -- Oakland Cemetery
2006_GA_Cartersville5GA -- Cartersville
2006_GA_CassvilleCC11GA -- Cassville -- Confederate Cemetery
2006_GA_Cassville10GA -- Cassville
2006_GA_Chick_Other90GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- Other items
2006_GA_Chick_State27GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- State Monuments
2006_GA_Coopers11GA -- Cartersville -- Coopers Iron Works
2006_GA_DaltonCC9GA -- Dalton -- Confederate Cemetery
2006_GA_DaltonDG17GA -- Dalton -- Dug Gap Battle Park
2006_GA_Dalton15GA -- Dalton
2006_GA_Ellijay10GA -- Ellijay -- On a cold morning in the valley
2006_GA_Etowah30GA -- Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site
2006_GA_Gilgal6GA -- Gilgal Church
2006_GA_Jonesboro14GA -- Jonesboro
2006_GA_Kennesaw16GA -- Kennesaw
2006_GA_Kennesaw_Mtn20GA -- Kennesaw Mountain Natl Battlefield Park
2006_GA_KingstonCC7GA -- Kingston -- Confederate Cemetery
2006_GA_Kingston15GA -- Kingston
2006_GA_MariettaCC38GA -- Marietta -- Confederate Cemetery
2006_GA_MariettaNC15GA -- Marietta -- Marietta National Cemetery
2006_GA_Marietta23GA -- Marietta
2006_GA_Marietta_EpisCem8GA -- Marietta -- Episcopal Cemetery
2006_GA_Marietta_EpisTree18GA -- Marietta -- Episcopal Cemetery -- Tree removal
2006_GA_MLK27GA -- Atlanta -- Martin Luther King Jr NHS
This was my first visit since Coretta Scott King had died and I wanted to see how she would be represented at the site. Her husband was still on an island all by himself in the middle of a water body. She was in a flower bed by the eternal flame. I also did the house tour for the first time -- no...
2006_GA_New_Echota110GA -- New Echota State Historic Site
2006_GA_New_Hope7GA -- New Hope Church
2006_GA_Peachtree24GA -- Atlanta -- Peachtree Creek (Tanyard Creek Park)
2006_GA_Picketts19GA -- Pickett's Mill State Historic Site
2006_GA_Pine_Mtn13GA -- Pine Mountain -- Polk Monument
2006_GA_ResacaCC14GA -- Resaca -- Confederate Cemetery
2006_GA_Resaca6GA -- Resaca
2006_GA_RinggoldRR11GA -- Ringgold -- Depot
2006_GA_RinggoldSC8GA -- Ringgold -- Old Stone Church
2006_GA_Ringgold8GA -- Ringgold
2006_GA_Rome23GA -- Rome
2006_GA_Rome_Myrtle45GA -- Rome -- Myrtle Hill Cemetery
2006_GA_TimeshareGA10Personal -- Timeshare in Ellijay, GA
2006_GA_Tunnel_Hill13GA -- Tunnel Hill
2006_GA_Westview37GA -- Atlanta -- Westview Cemetery
2006_GA_ZooAtlanta89GA -- Atlanta -- Zoo Atlanta
Pandas:

Lun Lun (pronounced loon loon)
Date of birth: August 25, 1997
Sex: female
Weight: 105-115kg (231-254 lbs)

Lun Lun's birth name given to her by keepers in Chengdu was Hua Hua. Lun Lun was renamed by a Taiwanese rock star, Su Huilun, who "adopted" her at the Chengdu Research...
2006_ID_Bear_River11ID -- Bear River Massacre Site
2006_MD_AntietamVC1MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2006_MD_Antietam_Illumin_06120223MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Event: Illumination
2006_MD_Antietam_Lower1MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Lower Bridge (Burnside Bridge/Flank Attack)
2006_MD_Antietam_Middle48MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Middle Bridge (Sunken Road)
2006_MD_Antietam_ParkDay_06040113MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House -- Event: Park Day (2006)
2006_MD_Antietam_Pry6MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House
2006_MD_Antietam_Upper70MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Upper Bridge (Woods, Cornfield, Dunker Church, Mumma)
2006_MD_Aqueduct16MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 42.2 -- Monocacy Aqueduct
2006_MD_AVAM14MD -- Baltimore -- American Visionary Art Museum
2006_MD_Babe_Ruth45MD -- Baltimore -- Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum
2006_MD_Baldacci_0611055Costco @ Beltsville? -- David Baldacci ("The Collectors")
David Baldacci is the author of eleven previous consecutive New York Times best-sellers: Absolute Power, Total Control, The Winner, The Simple Truth, Saving Faith, Wish You Well, Last Man Standing, The Christmas Train, Split Second, Hour Game, and The Camel Club, as well as his Freddy and the French...
2006_MD_Baltimore22MD -- Baltimore
2006_MD_Baltimore_Aquarium34MD -- Baltimore -- Natl Aquarium
2006_MD_Baltimore_Art3MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art
2006_MD_Baltimore_Basilica66MD -- Baltimore -- Basilica of the Assumption
2006_MD_Baltimore_MemCSS3MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors
2006_MD_Baltimore_MemCW2MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Confederate Women's
2006_MD_Baltimore_MemLJ2MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Lee-Jackson @ Wyman Park Dell
2006_MD_Baltimore_MemUSS7MD -- Baltimore -- Memorial: Union Soldiers and Sailors @ Wyman Park Dell
2006_MD_Baltimore_Mem2MD -- Baltimore -- Memorials (Other)
2006_MD_Baltimore_Murals2MD -- Baltimore -- Public Murals
2006_MD_Bamako_06120779AFI -- "Bamako" (Wash DC Premiere) (w/Danny Glover)
Speakers in sequence:
-- African drummer Baba Ngwa
-- Murray Horwitz (AFI Director),
-- Omekongo Dibinga (spoken-word artist)
-- ???
-- Murray Horwitz (again)
-- ???
-- ???
-- Panel: ???, Danny Glover, Emira Woods (Director, Foreign Policy in Focus, Institute for Policy Studies), and...
2006_MD_Barnesville6MD -- Barnesville
2006_MD_Battle_Mon5MD -- Baltimore -- Battle Monument
2006_MD_Bay_Walk_06050739MD -- Annapolis -- Chesapeake Bay Bridge Walk (2006)
2006_MD_BCCA79Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Artists
Artists include: Chuck Dixon, Barry Kitson, Mark Waid, Scott Kurtz, Mike Manley, John Ostrander, Mark Texeira, Mark Sparacio, Alex Saviuk, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Walt Simonson, Eric Powell, Mark McKenna, Michael Bair, Don Rosa, Scott Kurtz, Kyle Baker, Dan DiDio, George Perez, Marv Wolfman, Dick...
2006_MD_BCCP1_0609099Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: A Moment with Howard Chaykin
A Moment with Howard Chaykin: with Kyle Baker, Frank Cho, Walt Simonson, Howard Chaykin, and Jimmy Palmiotti.
2006_MD_BCCP2_06090912Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: DC Nation
DC Nation: with Dan DiDio, Jan Jones, Mark Waid, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Bob Wayne.
2006_MD_BCCP3_0609096Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: Titans Together:
Titans Together: with Marv Wolfman and George Perez.
2006_MD_BCCP4_06090922Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: DCU: One Year Greater
DCU: One Year Greater: with Jan Jones, Kurt Busiek, Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Bill Willingham, J.G. Jones, Mark Waid, Barry Kitson, Bob Wayne, and Dan DiDio.
2006_MD_BCCP5_0609091Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: Beyond The Panels
Beyond The Panels: Using Graphic Novels in Educational and Library Settings
2006_MD_BCC13Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Miscellaneous
2006_MD_BCC_Harvey_06090976Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Harvey Awards
A variety of speakers and presenters including Jerry Robinson, Kyle Baker, Bob Wayne, Joe Quesada, Howard Chaykin, George Perez, John Romita Jr., and John Romita Sr. (who won a lifetime achievement award). Also Steve Conley, Frank Cho, Jose Villarrubia, and CB Cebulski.

Here is the list of people who...
2006_MD_BMI77MD -- Baltimore -- Baltimore Museum of Industry
2006_MD_Boats46MD -- Annapolis -- Boats along the Chesapeake incl Volvo Ocean Race
The Volvo Ocean Race is a round-the-world sailing competition. It happened to be hitting Annapolis during the Walk the Bay event so we saw the boats come, round the buoys, and move off to Baltimore.
2006_MD_Brookside229MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
2006_MD_Brunswick28MD -- Brunswick
2006_MD_Bryantown3MD -- Bryantown
2006_MD_Bryan_St_Marys7MD -- Bryantown -- St. Mary's Church and Cemetery
2006_MD_Camden_Yards12MD -- Baltimore -- Camden Yards
2006_MD_Census_061026112US Census Bureau -- New building dedication ceremony
GSA/U.S. Census to Dedicate New U.S. Census Headquarters at Suitland Federal Center in Suburban Maryland

The General Services Administration (GSA), in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau (Census), will dedicate a new 1.5 million square foot U.S. Census Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland on...
2006_MD_Constellation13MD -- Baltimore -- USS Constellation
2006_MD_CrittersMD36MD -- Critters -- Eno, birds, and an opossum
Various pictures here:
(060223) My neighbor Gail's cat Eno.
(060311) My neighbor Gail's cat Eno.
(060410) Birds a the Brookside Nature Center.
(060507) Birds along the Bay Bridge Walk.
(060618) Baby starling trapped in my house.
(061019) Opossum in back yard
(061027) Gail's cat Eno
(061030)...
2006_MD_CumberlandCP3MD -- Cumberland -- Canal Place
2006_MD_CumberlandC26MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Cumberland (Canal and River)
2006_MD_CumberlandFCT33MD -- Cumberland -- Fort Cumberland Trail (including GW Cabin)
2006_MD_CumberlandRR9MD -- Cumberland -- Railroad Station and Tracks
2006_MD_CumberlandVC11MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Cumberland -- Visitor Center
2006_MD_Cumberland6MD -- Cumberland
2006_MD_Cylburn22MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum
2006_MD_Dentistry48MD -- Baltimore -- National Museum of Dentistry (Dr. Samuel D. Harris)
2006_MD_Dickerson2MD -- Dickerson
2006_MD_Druid_Hill15MD -- Baltimore -- Druid Hill Park
2006_MD_Easton12MD -- Easton
2006_MD_Easton_Art3MD -- Easton -- Public Art
2006_MD_Fed_Hill27MD -- Baltimore -- Federal Hill incl views from
2006_MD_Fog7Nature -- Experimenting with photographing fog
2006_MD_FOTHOC_06123181Friends of the Homeless on New Years (package preparation)
Preparing the gift packages.
2006_MD_Fox_Gap11MD -- Fox's Gap (Reno Monument, South Mountain)
2006_MD_Frederick53MD -- Frederick
2006_MD_Fred_BakerPk2MD -- Frederick -- Baker Park
2006_MD_Fred_CCLP7MD -- Frederick -- Carroll Creek Linear Park (Carroll Creek Park)
2006_MD_Fred_Churches13MD -- Frederick -- Various Churches
2006_MD_Fred_City_Hall10MD -- Frederick -- City Hall
2006_MD_Fred_Dogs9MD -- Frederick -- Public Art: Dog Sculptures
2006_MD_Fred_Engine033MD -- Frederick -- Engine 03 -- United Steam Fire Company
2006_MD_Fred_Fritchie4MD -- Frederick -- Barbara Fritchie House
2006_MD_Fred_Hessian7MD -- Frederick -- Hessian Barracks
2006_MD_Fred_Murals6MD -- Frederick -- Public Murals
2006_MD_Fred_NMCWM3MD -- Frederick -- Natl Museum of Civil War Medicine
2006_MD_Fred_StJohn_Cem8MD -- Frederick -- St John's Cemetery
2006_MD_Friedkin_06091023AFI -- "French Connection" (w/William Friedkin, George Pelecanos, and Jack Valenti)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Jack Valenti
-- William Friedkin interviewed by George Pelecanos

"The French Connection" with Academy Award winning director William Friedkin and George Pelecanos, presented by AFI Silver and the Washington National Opera, with an introduction by AFI President Jack...
2006_MD_Ft_Lincoln49MD -- Bladensburg -- Fort Lincoln Cemetery
2006_MD_Fury7Personal -- Furys
2006_MD_Green_Mount88MD -- Baltimore -- Green Mount, Cemetery
2006_MD_GW_House3MD -- Bladensburg -- George Washington House
2006_MD_Harbor8MD -- Baltimore -- Inner Harbor
2006_MD_Haunting_Area5MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Area
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
2006_MD_Haunting_Audience65MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Audience
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
2006_MD_Haunting_Cast52MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Cast
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
2006_MD_Haunting_Props78MD -- Boyds -- Sisson Halloween Haunting -- Props
I was invited to cover what turned out to be the last Sisson Halloween Haunting event.
2006_MD_IDC_06083138AFI -- International Documentary Challenge (IDC)
Speakers in sequence:
-- Sky Sitney (Program Director, SILVERDOCS)
-- Doug Whyte (Producer, IDC)
-- Various participants from the IDC

The International Documentary Challenge (IDC), produced by Doug Whyte, is a timed filmmaking competition where filmmaking teams from around the world have just...
2006_MD_Incarnation7MD -- Baltimore -- Cathedral of the Incarnation
2006_MD_Jewison_06021020AFI -- "In The Heat of the Night" (w/Norman Jewison)
Speakers:
-- Norman Jewison interviewed by Juan Williams

This event featured a live interview with director Norman Jewison, conducted by Juan Williams (senior NPR correspondent and Fox newsman). Canadian-born Norman Jewison has directed more than 20 feature films, garnering a remarkable 46 Oscar...
2006_MD_JWB_Crossing3MD -- Crossing site for John Wilkes Booth
2006_MD_JWB_Huckleberry3MD -- Bel Alton -- Huckleberry
2006_MD_JWB_Rich_Hill4MD -- Bel Alton -- Rich Hill
2006_MD_JWB_Thicket6MD -- Bel Alton -- Thicket area (where Booth hid)
2006_MD_Lilypons23MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens
2006_MD_Lincoln_Other_06032552Abraham Lincoln 2006 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Other
These pictures were taken at the 9th Annual Symposium of the Abraham Lincoln Institute (http://www.lincoln-institute.org/ ) : The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship. This annual conference, held at the Archives II facility in College Park, Maryland, features speakers speaking about their new research and...
2006_MD_Lincoln_Speakers_060325103Abraham Lincoln 2006 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Speakers
The Abraham Lincoln Institute held its Eighth Annual Symposium on "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" at the Archives II building in College Park. The event features a number of experts talking about aspects of Lincoln's life and then includes some awards for research and publication.

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2006_MD_Loudon_NCem18MD -- Baltimore -- Loudon Park National Cemetery
2006_MD_Loudon_PkCem37MD -- Baltimore -- Loudon Park Cemetery
2006_MD_Maryland_Zoo26MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
2006_MD_McCoy_0602254Borders -- Jerry McCoy ("Historic Silver Spring")
Jerry A McCoy, Librarian and Silver Spring Historical Society, came to show slides and promote his new book "Historic Silver Spring".
2006_MD_McCrillis13MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
Including pictures of an amazingly-large house going up, having destroyed every tree in the yard so it can have outhouses larger than some people's regular houses. You can only hope for bad things to happen to people like this.
2006_MD_Middletown13MD -- Middletown
2006_MD_MonocacyVC3MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2006_MD_Mono_Best24MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Best Farm (incl NJ, UDC, and MD monuments)
2006_MD_Mono_Gambrill1MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Gambrill's Mill
2006_MD_Mono_Worthington34MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Worthington House
2006_MD_Mormon16MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple
2006_MD_Mormon_Lights17MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas
2006_MD_Mt_Vernon_Place24MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place
2006_MD_Mudd4MD -- Waldorf -- Mudd House
2006_MD_Natl_Road_Cumb2MD -- Historic National Road @ Cumberland
2006_MD_Natl_Road_Fred6MD -- Historic National Road @ Frederick
2006_MD_Natl_Road_Middle1MD -- Historic National Road @ Middletown
2006_MD_NCM49MD -- Fort Meade -- Natl Cryptologic Museum
2006_MD_Patuxent33MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
2006_MD_Paw_Paw54MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 155.2 -- Paw Paw Tunnel
2006_MD_Prospect_Hall9MD -- Frederick -- Prospect Hall
2006_MD_Rawlings27MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2006_MD_RenFest_Acts17Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Other
Included here are:

Bob’s Majik Show
Bob Garman. See conjuring tricks of a goodly nature. Said tricks have naught to do with the diabolic works of necromancy. For the entire family, at Reveler’s Bower.

David Van Derveer: The Chainsaw Comedian
David’s amazing juggling, comedy and variety skills...
2006_MD_RenFest_Fox17Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire
Johnny Fox, Swordswallower Extraordinaire
With sword swallowing, magic and a quick wit, the legendary Johnny Fox has thrilled audiences around the world.
2006_MD_RenFest_Hilby25Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy
Hilby, the Skinny German Juggle Boy
Michael Hilby. Best described as a show without boundaries, Hilby is the living proof that being German doesn’t mean you can’t be funny. Hilby is an expert in juggling all sorts of objects and subjects. He also is amazing in countless circus and variety skills such...
2006_MD_RenFest_Joust53Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: Jousting Area
The Free Lancers, jousters: Roy Cox, director. In the Middle Ages a “lance” was a group of soldiers consisting of a knight, his squire, a valet and twelve men at arms. If a knight’s lord was to die or if the knight had not sworn fealty to a lord, then he and his followers were called a “free lance” and...
2006_MD_RenFest_Misc34Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Miscellaneous
2006_MD_RenFest_Squire9Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: The Squire of the Wire
The Squire of the Wire
Michael Rosman. Amazing Feats of Comedy is the description of this hilarious show for adults (and kids) which features outrageous stunts, juggling of dangerous knives, and the world’s only kilted high-wire walker performing directly over the audience. It is dangerously funny!...
2006_MD_RenFest_Thompsons37Personal -- Thompson family @ Maryland Renaissance Festival
Includes Richard's friend Barchan from the show.
2006_MD_RenFest_Will34Maryland Renaissance Festival (2006) -- Acts: A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Directed by Timothy Shaw. Stage managers: Jen Silber, Kristen Bishel. To celebrate our thirtieth season, we have chosen a Shakespeare play that best reflects the spirit of the Festival - it has romance, adventure, magic and a happy ending! A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of...
2006_MD_Rock_Creek23MD -- Rock Creek Regional Park
2006_MD_Seltzer9MD -- Baltimore -- Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower
2006_MD_Sideling31MD -- Sideling Hill Exhibit Center, now Rest Area
2006_MD_SSL4MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2006_MD_SSprung8MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (bound: Colesville Rd., Fenton St., Wayne Ave., Georgia Ave.)
2006_MD_SSV29MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from the Silver Sprung parking lot
2006_MD_SS_Art_SSprung1MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Silver Sprung pieces (but not fountain)
2006_MD_SS_Crescent5MD -- Silver Spring -- Crescent development (930 Wayne Ave)
2006_MD_SS_Discovery9MD -- Silver Spring -- Discovery headquarters (incl "Chompie" for Shark Week)
Featuring shots of the shark on the Discovery Headquarters building in preparation for "shark week" on their network.

From http://www.silverspringdowntown.com/item/shark-week

Shark Week
Silver Spring's going to need a bigger boat!

From July 17 to August 4 downtown Silver Spring will be...
2006_MD_SS_Res4MD -- Silver Spring -- Residential section
2006_MD_Surratt4MD -- Clinton -- Surratt Tavern
2006_MD_TOWG2MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)
2006_MD_TOWVw13MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World -- Views from...
2006_MD_Turtle13MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art: Fear the Turtle
2006_MD_Urbana_Dennis4MD -- Urbana -- Dennis Memorial
2006_MD_Urbana_Landon2MD -- Urbana -- Landon House (Stancioff House)
2006_MD_Urbana_Zion3MD -- Urbana -- Zion Church and Cemetery
2006_MD_USAOMA41MD -- Aberdeen -- U.S. Army Ordinance Museum -- Yard -- Artillery
2006_MD_USAOMT104MD -- Aberdeen -- U.S. Army Ordinance Museum -- Yard -- Tanks
2006_MD_USAOM79MD -- Aberdeen -- U.S. Army Ordinance Museum -- Main
2006_MD_VPlaza1MD -- Silver Spring -- Veterans Plaza
2006_MD_Walters_Ancient84MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Ancient Artworks
2006_MD_Walters_Bldg4MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Building
2006_MD_Walters_EuropeO60MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Other Art
2006_MD_Walters_EuropeP23MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Paintings
Included here this year, as part of the Gustave Courbet exhibit (which you weren't allowed to photograph), was a gallery with "Courbet / Not Courbet" pieces which may or may not have been made by him. As the plaque says:
Gustave Courbet (1819-77) was one of the most innovative painters of the 19th...
2006_MD_Walters_EuropeS22MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Sculpture
2006_MD_Waterfowl_Art167MD -- Easton -- 36th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Artists
Works here include those by: Gilles Peltier, L. Greg Woodward, Pete Zaluzec, William H. Turner, Karryl, Fred Boyer, Paul Rhymer, Christopher Smith, Paul Brunelle, Dan Rambant, Chris Wilson, Ramon Romero, Roger Martin, and Richard Jones.
2006_MD_Waterfowl_Carving117MD -- Easton -- 36th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Masterpiece Carving
Works here include those by: Mark Holland, Gary Eigenburger, Reagan Danos, and Chuck Robertson.
2006_MD_Waterfowl_Other13MD -- Easton -- 36th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Features
2006_MD_Westminster_Hall8MD -- Baltimore -- Westminster Hall and Burying Ground (Poe Grave)
2006_MD_Wexler_06032829AFI -- "Who Needs Sleep?" (w/Haskell Wexler)
Speakers:
-- Panel w/???, ???, Haskell Wexler, and Susan Blumenthal

Silverdoc's "DOCS Rx: A World of Documentary on Global Health" program kicks off with the Washington, DC Premiere of Haskell Wexler's "Who Needs Sleep?" Disturbed by the preventable death of a co-worker, filmmaker Haskell Wexler...
2006_MD_WilliamsportC15MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 99.6 -- Williamsport (Maryland)
2006_MD_Williamsport8MD -- Williamsport
2006_NC_GuthrieG_HomeGV30NC -- Asheville -- Glenn and Dixie Guthrie home @ Givens Estates (2005-)
2006_NC_I26_Mars_Hill5NC -- I-26 @ Mars Hill -- Scenic Vista
2006_NM_Bandelier52NM -- Bandelier National Monument
2006_NM_Capulin77NM -- Capulin Volcano National Monument
2006_NM_El_Morro90NM -- El Morro Natl Monument
2006_NM_Ft_Union83NM -- Fort Union Natl Monument
2006_NM_Mormon_BattalionNM4NM -- Mormon Battalion Monument
2006_NM_Petroglyph104NM -- Petroglyph National Monument
2006_NM_PfersdorffsNM33Personal -- Cordelia and Jane Pfersdorff
Two sets of pictures:
(20060219) Pictures by others from Cordelia Pfersdorff's 90th birthday party
(20060525) Pictures that I took of Cordelia and Jane during my visit there
2006_NM_PfersdorffsNM_Then62Personal -- Cordelia Pfersdorff family photos
Cordelia Pfersdorff's obituary:
PFERSDORFF - Cordelia Geraldine Correll Pfersdorff, age 99, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at Hospice in Albuquerque, NM on July 12, 2010.
Born on February 19, 1911 to Cleo Gale and Shelby Correll in Robinson, Illinois, she is...
2006_NV_Hoover81NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Hoover Dam (Exterior)
2006_NV_Hoover_Display72NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Hoover Dam -- Interior Displays
2006_NV_Hoover_Tillman9NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
2006_NV_Hoover_Tour18NV -- Lake Mead NRA -- Hoover Dam -- Tour: Discovery
2006_NV_Lake_MeadNV3NV -- Lake Mead NRA
2006_NV_LV_Excalibur8NV -- Las Vegas -- Excalibur
2006_NV_LV_Luxor18NV -- Las Vegas -- Luxor Las Vegas
2006_NV_LV_MGM_Grand3NV -- Las Vegas -- MGM Grand Las Vegas
2006_NV_LV_Monte_Carlo2NV -- Las Vegas -- Monte Carlo
2006_NV_LV_NYNY8NV -- Las Vegas -- New York, New York
2006_NV_LV_Strip1NV -- Las Vegas -- Strip
2006_NV_LV_THEhotel1NV -- Las Vegas -- Delano Las Vegas (THEhotel)
2006_NV_LV_Tropicana1NV -- Las Vegas -- Tropicana
2006_PA_Getty_Day125PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 1 -- Misc battle sites
2006_PA_Getty_Day231PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Misc battle sites
2006_PA_Getty_Hancock54PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- Hancock Avenue
2006_PA_Getty_HighWater15PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- High Water Mark (Copse of Trees)
2006_PA_Getty_RoundTops31PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Round Tops
2006_PA_Getty_VC8PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2006_PA_Getty_WarfieldV11PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Warfield Ridge Obs Tower -- Views from...
2006_PA_Getty_WConfAve1PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- West Confederate Ave
2006_PA_Getty_Wright6PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Wright Avenue
2006_TN_Carnton6TN -- Franklin -- Carnton Plantation
I came by for a few pictures of the cemetery, not expecting the tents and such around the house. They were doing some gala benefit the next night (during which time I was driving back home). I ended up having a long chat with someone who worked at the house and had written a book about the battle of...
2006_TN_Carter45TN -- Franklin -- Carter House
They said the state had major plans for this site. The visitor center was going to get ripped down, the parking rearranged, the entrenchments expanded, etc.
2006_TN_Chat_Cravens14TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Cravens House
2006_TN_Chat_Lookout34TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Lookout Mountain
2006_TN_Chat_NC18TN -- Chattanooga -- Natl Cemetery
2006_TN_Chat_VC14TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Visitor Center
2006_TN_Cheekwood35TN -- Nashville -- Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
2006_TN_CNC21TN -- Chattanooga -- Chattanooga Nature Center
2006_TN_FranklinB4TN -- Franklin -- Battlefield sites
2006_TN_FranklinTN3TN -- Franklin
2006_TN_KnoxGray23TN -- Knoxville -- Old Gray Cemetery and National Cemetery
2006_TN_Knoxville20TN -- Knoxville
2006_TN_Knoxville_WFP1TN -- Knoxville -- World's Fair Park (incl Sunsphere)
2006_TN_Lotz1TN -- Franklin -- Lotz House
2006_TN_McGavock22TN -- Franklin -- McGavock Cemetery
This visit was within a year of the closing of the Franklin Golf Course, which is next to the property. Plans about how to use this as part of a Franklin battlefield tour were still being worked on.
2006_TN_Rippavilla5TN -- Spring Hill -- Rippavilla
2006_TN_Scopes10TN -- Dayton -- Courthouse (Scopes Monkey Trial)
2006_TN_Spring_HillB39TN -- Spring Hill -- Battlefield
2006_TN_Winstead22TN -- Franklin -- Winstead Hill
2006_UT_ArchesVC11UT -- Arches Natl Park -- Visitor Center
2006_UT_Arches73UT -- Arches Natl Park
2006_UT_Arches_Petro32UT -- Arches Natl Park -- Petroglyph trail
Courthouse Wash Rock Art: Rock art is often found at crossroads in the landscape, such as here where Courthouse Wash joins the Colorado River. Along the cliff face above, Archaic Indians painted long, tapered figures known as the Barrier Canyon style of rock art. Painted on top of these pictographs...
2006_UT_Best_Friends45UT -- Kanab -- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
2006_UT_Best_Hum10UT -- Kanab -- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary -- Hummingbird feeder
2006_UT_Best_Views9UT -- Kanab -- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary -- Kanab Canyon
2006_UT_Cedar_Breaks24UT -- Cedar Breaks Natl Monument
2006_UT_Dino_Disc52UT -- St. George -- Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
2006_UT_Elk_Park9UT -- Zion Canyon -- Domestic Elk Park
2006_UT_Hogle83UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo
2006_UT_Hogle_Butterfly14UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Butterfly House
2006_UT_Hogle_Show43UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Bird show
2006_UT_Irontown38UT -- Old Irontown Historic Site
2006_UT_MMM31UT -- Mountain Meadows Historic Site (Mountain Meadows Massacre)
2006_UT_Moab13UT -- Moab
2006_UT_Red_Animals16UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum -- Animals
2006_UT_Red_Butte141UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
2006_UT_Red_Jurassic31UT -- Salt Lake City -- Red Butte Garden and Arboretum -- Jurassic Garden
2006_UT_Rosenbruch108UT -- St. George -- Rosenbruch World Wildlife Museum
2006_UT_Salt_Cap8UT -- Salt Lake City -- State Capitol
2006_UT_Salt_Council_Hall3UT -- Salt Lake City -- Council Hall
2006_UT_Salt_Lake1UT -- Salt Lake City
2006_UT_Salt_Liberty_Park5UT -- Salt Lake City -- Liberty Park
2006_UT_Salt_MemGrovePk8UT -- Salt Lake City -- Memory Grove Park
2006_UT_Salt_Peace34UT -- Salt Lake City -- International Peace Garden
2006_UT_Salt_This_Is73UT -- Salt Lake City -- This Is The Place Heritage Park
2006_UT_Timpanogos72UT -- Timpanogos Cave Natl Monument
2006_UT_Tracy_Aviary71UT -- Salt Lake City -- Tracy Aviary
2006_UT_UMFA196UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah Museum of Fine Arts -- First floor
2006_UT_UMFA283UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah Museum of Fine Arts -- Second floor
2006_UT_UMFA_Bloom22UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Art in Bloom
2006_UT_UU3UT -- Salt Lake City -- University of Utah -- Miscellaneous
2006_UT_Zion63UT -- Zion Natl Park
2006_VA_AFMV4VA -- Arlington -- National Air Force Memorial -- Views from...
2006_VA_AFM25VA -- Arlington -- National Air Force Memorial
2006_VA_Agecroft59VA -- Richmond -- Agecroft Hall
2006_VA_AppomattoxVC4VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP -- Visitor Center
2006_VA_Appomattox60VA -- Appomattox Court House NHP
2006_VA_Arlington_Carillon6VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Netherlands Carillon
2006_VA_Arlington_Kennedy5VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Kennedy Gravesites
2006_VA_Arlington_Main36VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2006_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate2VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
2006_VA_Arlington_Stevens_06071189VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Burial Service: Warren Stevens
This was Lisa Stevens' father. I asked if she wanted me to cover it and she did so I went.
2006_VA_Arlington_Unk54VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
2006_VA_Arlington_Views5VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Views from...
2006_VA_Barboursville19VA -- Barboursville Vineyards
2006_VA_Beaver_Dam9VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Beaver Dam Creek
2006_VA_Belle_Isle55VA -- Richmond -- Belle Isle
2006_VA_Blandford60VA -- Petersburg -- Blandford Cemetery
2006_VA_Bowling_Green4VA -- Bowling Green
2006_VA_Brandy25VA -- Brandy Station -- Battlefield
Including the Graffiti House.
2006_VA_Bristoe10VA -- Bristoe Station
2006_VA_Canal_Walk78VA -- Richmond -- Canal Walk
2006_VA_Cape_Henry34VA -- Virginia Beach -- Cape Henry Memorial and Lighthouse
2006_VA_Carmel_Church4VA -- Carmel Church
2006_VA_Catlett1VA -- Catlett's Station
2006_VA_Cedar_Creek58VA -- Middletown -- Cedar Creek Battlefield
2006_VA_Cedar_Mtn32VA -- Cedar Mountain battlefield
2006_VA_Chimborazo23VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Chimborazo Medical Museum
2006_VA_Chrysler_Ancient46VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Ancient
2006_VA_Chrysler_Glass44VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Glassworks
2006_VA_Chrysler_Main22VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Miscellaneous
2006_VA_Chrysler_Painting152VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Paintings
2006_VA_Chrysler_Sculpture75VA -- Norfolk -- Chrysler Museum of Art -- Sculpture
2006_VA_Conf_WarMem19VA -- Richmond -- Confederate War Memorial Chapel
2006_VA_CulpeperNC15VA -- Culpeper -- National Cemetery
2006_VA_Culpeper35VA -- Culpeper
2006_VA_Culpeper_Fairview6VA -- Culpeper -- Fairview Cemetery
2006_VA_CWPT_Ceremony_06101695CWPT -- Ceremony: Slaughter Pen Farm in Fredericksburg, VA (2006)
From http://www.civilwar.org/PressReleases/PressDetail.asp?lngPressID=120

CIVIL WAR PRESERVATION TRUST ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TO SAVE SLAUGHTER PEN FARM

Campaign to save the Slaughter Pen Farm at Fredericksburg is the most ambitious nonprofit battlefield acquisition project in American history....
2006_VA_CWPT_Slaughter_06101676CWPT -- Tour of Slaughter Pen Farm in Fredericksburg, VA (2006)
The tour of the newly acquired land was done by Frank O'Reilly, a historian with the National Park Service.
2006_VA_Dabbs5VA -- Richmond -- Dabbs House
2006_VA_Dinwiddie7VA -- Dinwiddie Court House
2006_VA_Enon_Church8VA -- Enon Church
2006_VA_First_Landing11VA -- Virginia Beach -- First Landing/Seashore State Park
2006_VA_Five_Forks26VA -- Five Forks
2006_VA_Front_Cats16VA -- Front Royal -- Cat shanty town w/Web Davis
Web Davis, who runs a gravel company in Front Royal, started caring for abandoned cats and says he's spent $150,000 on vet and food bills for them. He has several cat cities -- shanty towns -- filled with the leavings of self-centered, irresponsible former cat owners. While I was talking to him, in...
2006_VA_Front_Royal47VA -- Front Royal
2006_VA_FR_Prospect10VA -- Front Royal -- Prospect Hill Cemetery
2006_VA_Ft_APHill2VA -- Fort A.P. Hill (Booth marker)
2006_VA_Ft_JohnsonS8VA -- Fort Johnson (west of Staunton)
2006_VA_Ginter152VA -- Richmond -- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
2006_VA_Graffiti17VA -- Brandy Station -- Graffiti House
My first time inside. Quite interesting!
2006_VA_GW_Grist_Mill30VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington's Grist Mill
2006_VA_Hanover7VA -- Hanover Junction
I happened to arrive on a day when they were replacing the junction itself. Quite interesting to see how much effort it takes!
2006_VA_Hanover_Tavern16VA -- Hanover Tavern and Court House
2006_VA_Hoff10Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ Ripken event
2006_VA_Hollywood_Cem73VA -- Richmond -- Hollywood Cemetery
2006_VA_Ian_Anderson_06072635Wolf Trap -- Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) w/orchestra
2006_VA_Iwo_Jima8VA -- Arlington -- Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)
2006_VA_James_River39VA -- Richmond -- James River views
2006_VA_JWB_Cleydael2VA -- King George -- Cleydael
2006_VA_JWB_Quesenberry1VA -- Dahlgren -- Mrs. Quesenberry's
2006_VA_Kellys_Ford16VA -- Kelly's Ford Battlefield
2006_VA_Kernstown6VA -- Kernstown
2006_VA_Lee_Retreat23VA -- Lee's Retreat -- Miscellaneous sites
2006_VA_Lewis_Farm6VA -- Petersburg -- Lewis's Farm
2006_VA_Little_Fork10VA -- Culpeper -- Little Fork Church
2006_VA_Long_Bridge13VA -- Long Bridge over Chickahominy River
2006_VA_Magda_06121753Office (USITC) -- Magda's 80th birthday and retirement party (sans Magda)
2006_VA_ManassasJ16VA -- Manassas Junction
2006_VA_Mangohick4VA -- Mangohick Church
2006_VA_Margot_06120935Personal -- Birthday party for Patrick and Anne
2006_VA_Margot_06122532Personal -- Margot Lebow's Christmas open house
2006_VA_Massaponax11VA -- Massaponax Church
2006_VA_Maymont97VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2006_VA_McDowell27VA -- McDowell
2006_VA_MCM_Art28VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: USMC Combat Art Gallery
2006_VA_MCM_Atrium58VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Grounds and Leatherneck Gallery
2006_VA_MCM_Imperialism1VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1866-1916 (Global Expansion)
2006_VA_MCM_KWar29VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1950-1953 (Korean War)
2006_VA_MCM_Making11VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Making Marines
2006_VA_MCM_Misc28VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: Misc
2006_VA_MCM_PreCW2VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1775-1860 (pre-CW)
2006_VA_MCM_Viet43VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1954-1975 (Vietnam War)
2006_VA_MCM_WWII40VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1941-1949 (World War II)
2006_VA_MCM_WWI1VA -- Quantico -- National Museum of the Marine Corps: 1917-1940 (World War I)
2006_VA_Mermaids2VA -- Norfolk -- Public Art: Mermaids
2006_VA_Monterey7VA -- Monterey
2006_VA_MontpelierFG8VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (formal garden)
2006_VA_MontpelierGF14VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (Gilmore Farm)
2006_VA_MontpelierI52VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (interior)
2006_VA_MontpelierS2VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (train station)
2006_VA_MontpelierVC22VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier (visitor centers)
2006_VA_Montpelier56VA -- Montpelier Station -- James Madison's Montpelier
2006_VA_NBG86VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2006_VA_NBG_Eagles17VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Eagle nesting
The Norfolk Botanical Garden has a tree where bald eagles have been keeping a nest for years. I was told the nest was originally on the other side of the airport (which is right next to the garden) but one of the eagles had been killed by a plane so the state decided to move the nest. Once a year, the...
2006_VA_Nelsons4VA -- Nelson's Crossing
2006_VA_NewseumVA_FPark28VA -- Rosslyn -- Newseum's Freedom Park
2006_VA_News_Park4VA -- Newport News -- Battle of Dam No. 1 (Newport News Park)
2006_VA_New_Kent11VA -- New Kent -- County Courthouse
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooCat14VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Big Cats
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooGiraffe24VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Giraffe
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooMain49VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Main
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooMeer39VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Meerkats
2006_VA_North_Anna5VA -- North Anna Battlefield
2006_VA_Oatlands13VA -- Leesburg -- Oatlands Plantation
2006_VA_PetersburgWF5VA -- Petersburg Natl Battlefield -- Western Front
2006_VA_Petersburg15VA -- Petersburg (city)
2006_VA_Pohick52VA -- Lorton -- Pohick Church
2006_VA_Point_Of_Rocks10VA -- Point of Rocks -- R. Garland Dodd Park
2006_VA_Pope_Leighey23VA -- Alexandria -- Pope-Leighey House
2006_VA_Poplar9VA -- Petersburg -- Poplar Grove Natl Cemetery
2006_VA_POW_Camp10VA -- Newport News -- Greenlawn Cemetery (POW Camp)
2006_VA_Pt_Royal7VA -- Port Royal
2006_VA_Rap_Station6VA -- Rappahannock Station (Remington)
2006_VA_Reams1VA -- Petersburg -- Reams Station
2006_VA_Richmond_Branch2VA -- Richmond -- Branch House (Branch Museum of Architecture and Design)
2006_VA_Richmond_Monument4VA -- Richmond -- Monument Blvd (except monuments)
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_AA7VA -- Richmond -- Arthur Ashe Monument
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_AH3VA -- Richmond -- A. P. Hill Monument
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_JD10VA -- Richmond -- Jefferson Davis Memorial
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_JS7VA -- Richmond -- J. E. B. Stuart Monument
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_MM9VA -- Richmond -- Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_RL10VA -- Richmond -- Robert E. Lee Monument
2006_VA_Richmond_Mon_TJ2VA -- Richmond -- (Thomas) Stonewall Jackson Monument
2006_VA_Richmond_Vistas23VA -- Richmond -- Vistas
2006_VA_Richmond_WarMem33VA -- Richmond -- Virginia's War Memorial
2006_VA_Ripken_06041412Olsson's -- Cal Ripken, Jr. ("Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way")
Cal Ripken, Jr. - Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way: Ensuring the Best Experience: Calling all baseball parents and kids! Cal Ripken signs his new book, Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken Way: Ensuring the Best Experience for Your Kids in Any Sport. Unparalleled advice for parents of young...
2006_VA_Rosslyn7VA -- Rosslyn
2006_VA_SAVA19VA -- Boyce -- State Arboretum of Virginia
2006_VA_Saylers_Creek33VA -- Lee's Retreat -- Sayler's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg34VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases7VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Main251VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2006_VA_SIAIRVA_Space12VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2006_VA_Skyline19VA -- Shenandoah Natl Park (Skyline Drive)
2006_VA_SpotsylvaniaCH17VA -- Spotsylvania Court House
2006_VA_Spotsylvania16VA -- Spotsylvania Natl Battlefield
2006_VA_StauntonRBB36VA -- Staunton River Battlefield State Park
2006_VA_Staunton32VA -- Staunton
2006_VA_Stephensons_Depot4VA -- Winchester -- Stephensons Depot
2006_VA_Thompsons50Personal -- Richard Thompson's family
Including a tour of the outside of the Nottingham Elementary School.
2006_VA_Totopotomoy6VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Totopotomoy Crossing (Rural Plains)
2006_VA_TredegarVC20VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Tredegar Iron Works -- Visitor Center
2006_VA_Tredegar106VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Tredegar Iron Works -- Grounds
2006_VA_VMFA22VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Miscellaneous
2006_VA_VMFA_American4VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- American
2006_VA_VMFA_Ancient37VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Ancient
2006_VA_VMFA_Europe89VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Europe
2006_VA_VMFA_Faberge26VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Faberge
2006_VA_VMFA_Feast22VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Exhibit: Feast
The VMFA had an interesting rotating exhibit. There was on room which was dedicated to works of a particular theme each quarter. This happened to be the "Feast" quarter so there were paintings, statues, ancient goblets, Egyptian frescoes, etc from across the collection, all of which had a food theme....
2006_VA_VMFA_Modern65VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Modern and Decorative
2006_VA_VMFA_Silver14VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Silver
2006_VA_VMFA_Sporting36VA -- Richmond -- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts -- Sporting Life
2006_VA_WandM13VA -- Williamsburg -- College of William and Mary
2006_VA_Warrenton33VA -- Warrenton
2006_VA_Warrenton_Cem9VA -- Warrenton -- Warrenton Cemetery
2006_VA_Warrenton_Jail46VA -- Warrenton -- Old Jail Museum
2006_VA_White_Oak_Road16VA -- Five Forks -- White Oak Road
2006_VA_Will_Bruton8VA -- Williamsburg -- Bruton Parish Church
2006_VA_Will_Collapse18VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg ("Collapse of Royal Government")
Colonial Williamsburg brings you “Revolutionary City,” a dynamic two-hour event that reflects Williamsburg’s role in one of America’s defining historical periods. Each day, the east end of the Historic Area comes alive as you become a part of the town’s activities. Witness the collapse of the royal...
2006_VA_Will_Courthouse9VA -- Williamsburg -- Courthouse
2006_VA_Will_DeWitt21VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
2006_VA_Will_Governor60VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace
2006_VA_Will_Magazine22VA -- Williamsburg -- Magazine and Guard House
2006_VA_Will_Main73VA -- Williamsburg -- Colonial Williamsburg
Various places seen here from http://www.history.org

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2006_VA_Wilson_BridgeVA2Woodrow Wilson Bridge (Virginia Side) -- Construction
2006_VA_Winchester14VA -- Winchester
2006_VA_Winch_Hebron32VA -- Winchester -- Mt. Hebron Cemetery (plus Natl Cemetery)
2006_VA_Winch_SMP5VA -- Winchester -- Shenandoah Memorial Park
2006_VA_Winch_Star_Ft1VA -- Winchester -- Star Fort
2006_VA_Wolf_Trap5VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
2006_VA_Woodlawn38VA -- Alexandria -- Woodlawn mansion
2006_VA_Yellow_Tavern8VA -- Yellow Tavern
2006_VA_Yorktown_Battle23VA -- Yorktown Battlefield (Colonial NHP)
2006_VA_Yorktown_Mon26VA -- Yorktown Victory Monument (Colonial NHP)
2006_VA_Yorktown_Shore13VA -- Yorktown -- Shore Level
2006_VA_Yorktown_Town82VA -- Yorktown Town (Colonial NHP)
2006_VA_Yorktown_VC11VA -- Yorktown Visitor Center (Colonial NHP)
2006_VA_Youngs_Mill12VA -- Newport News -- Young's Mill
Complete with a street person sleeping on a bench outside of it!
2006_WV_Cacapon5WV -- Cacapon Valley view
2006_WV_Camp_Allegheny2WV -- Camp Allegheny
When I got here, there had been several 60-degree days but there were suddenly snowdrifts across the US 250 route just as I hit West Virginia. I gave up visiting Camp Allegheny this time although I had done so successfully about 8 years before. The scenes you see here are in a frozen valley located on...
2006_WV_Charles_Town21WV -- Charles Town
2006_WV_Harpers_Bol7WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Bolivar Heights/Schoolhouse Ridge
2006_WV_Harpers_Ext30WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exterior Shots
2006_WV_Harpers_JBrown3WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Exhibit: John Brown Museum
2006_WV_Harpers_MH31WV -- Harpers Ferry NHP -- Maryland Heights Trail and Vista
2006_WY_Grand_Teton46WY -- Grand Teton Natl Park
2006_WY_Gros_Slide15WY -- Bridger-Teton Natl Forest -- Gros Ventre Slide
2006_WY_JacksonWY20WY -- Jackson

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2022_08_25B3_BreathtakerO165MD -- Westminster -- McDaniel College Rice Gallery Exhibit Opening: Breathtaker
The Norman Rockwell Museum presents the Breaktaker Exhibition featuring the works of Mark Wheatley Marc Hempel The Groundbreaking Graphic Novel from Concept to Comics YOU ARE INVITED Come to the opening reception! The opening reception takes place Thursday, Aug. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a gallery t... (Partially reviewed)
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On my first scavenger hunt through the 40+ blocks that make up the Golden Triangle BID, I managed to photograph 56 different haikus (out of the 200 out there). On my second scavenger hunt through the 40+ blocks that make up the Golden Triangle BID, I'm now up to having photographed 104 of the 200 un...
2022_09_12B3_Archives_SportsO126DC -- Natl Archives -- Pre-Opening Reception for "All American: The Power of Sports"
Please Join Us for a Pre-Opening Reception The Acting Archivist of the United States Debra Steidel Wall and Chair and President of the National Archives Foundation Board Governor James Blanchard invite you to the preview reception for the exhibition All American: The Power of Sports Monday, Septembe... (Partially reviewed)
2022_09_19A2_BreathtakerT45MD -- Westminster -- McDaniel College Rice Gallery Exhibit Tour: Breathtaker
Karen Green (Columbia University) came up to visit the exhibit with Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Robert Lemieux, Jenny Wawrzynski, and Gary Schammel. (Partially reviewed)
2022_09_26A2_Home_Else166AFI -- Latin American Film Festival (2022) -- "Home Is Somewhere Else" (w/Jorge Villalobos and Carlos Hagerman)
HOME IS SOMEWHERE ELSE Special Features: Special Presentation; U.S. Premiere. Q&A with filmmakers Jorge Villalobos and Carlos Hagerman Presented as part of CineMexa, the film program of the Mexican Cultural Institute in DC This beautifully animated documentary from Mexican directing team Jorge Villa... (Partially reviewed)
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